Hampton Inn Fairborn employee fatally shot: What we know now

March 08, 2018
  • By Will Garbe
  • Staff Writer

An employee of the Hampton Inn in Fairborn was fatally shot at the hotel Wednesday night, police said.

Police are investigating the incident as an aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, according to the incident report.

Anyone with information is asked by Fairborn police to call 937-754-3000.

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Here’s what we know now in this breaking case:

WHO: Andrew Day, 29, a Hampton Inn employee, was killed in the shooting, police said. Day graduated from Tecumseh High School in 2007, said Superintendent Norm Glismann.

Andrew Day, 29 | Contributed by Fairborn Police Photo: Staff Writer

Day married his wife in 2013, according to Greene County Probate Court records. A part-time photographer, Day specialized in “doing work with families to capture special moments,” according to his social media.

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Police described the suspects involved as two young males wearing dark clothing who possibly fled in a a white late 1990s Buick-style sedan.

WHERE: Day was shot at the Hampton Inn, 2550 Paramount Place. The hotel is between Interstate 675 and Colonel Glenn Highway, near the campus of Wright State University. Day died at Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek, on the other side of the expressway.

911 call following the incident at Hampton Inn in Fairborn.

WHAT: A 911 call indicates the caller found Day behind the front counter. The caller told dispatchers he was applying pressure to the victim’s wound while emergency crews responded to the scene. The caller also told police he believed the suspects may have fled as he was pulling into the hotel parking lot.

WHEN: Police were called around 7:20 p.m. to the hotel.

WHY: Police have not identified a motive for the shooting.

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