Arrest Made In Brinkerhoff Avenue Shooting Investigation

  • 7/22/2019 12:51:38 PM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Local News

MANSFIELD, OH - The Mansfield Division of Police have made an arrest in connection with the Brinkerhoff Avenue Shooting that occurred on June 24th. 

Khiren Willis turned himself in on July 19th to authorities. Willis was booked into the Richland County Jail and served two warrants, one being a "Felonious Assault" warrant in reference to the June 24th shooting that sent two victims to the hospital. 

Willis was incarcerated and held pending a court appearance and a posting of bond. 

No additional information on the shooting was shared by the Mansfield Division of Police. 

An investigation into a shooting that occurred at South Park on Brinkerhoff Avenue began shortly before 2pm on June 24th.

The two victims were identified as 20-year old Damauri Rawls and 21-year old Jamarion Grillier.  

While en route to the park authorities received a call that two male shooting victims were seeking treatment at a local hospital.

According to witnesses, the shooting occurred while the victims were sitting in their car with their flashers on.  The car was stopped in the middle of Brinkerhoff Avenue when a dark SUV pulled up beside the passenger side of their vehicle.  Shortly after, shots were fired and the suspect's SUV fled south towards Maple Street.

Anyone with any information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Terry Butler at 419-755-9791 or Sargent Matt Loughman at 419-755-9761.

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