Police: 1 suspect in East Liverpool shooting turned himself in

Officials said Randy Otis is still on the run and is believed to be in the Youngstown area

Randy Otis and Deandre Dozier, charged with an East Liverpool shooting.
L to R: Randy Otis, Deandre Dozier (Photos given to WKBN by the East Liverpool Police Department)

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (WKBN) – One man turned himself in and another is still on the run after police say they were involved in a shooting that happened in East Liverpool Sunday morning.

Deandre Dozier surrendered himself to Youngstown police Monday afternoon. He is facing a charge of felonious assault.

Deandre Dozier

Officials are still looking for Randy Otis and believe he is in the Youngstown area.

Police say a woman was shot in the head early Sunday morning at a Woodland Hills apartment on Wilbert Avenue.

Witnesses say Dozier, Otis, and two other people walked into an apartment. They heard arguing and that’s when police say one of the suspects pulled a gun and shot Christen Wilson in the head.

Wilson was taken to the hospital and is in recovery.

According to police, the suspects were last seen in a silver Honda Sedan.

Police ask if you know any information on Otis’ whereabouts, call the East Liverpool Police Department at 330-385-1234.


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