A man Huber Heights police shot at 10 days ago and wounded was taken into custody Thursday at the Red Rood Inn in Fairborn.
Joshua Kiser, a fugitive who police said steered his vehicle toward them on June 27 before they opened fire, was staying at the hotel with his girlfriend, Paige Taylor.
Huber Heights police Chief Mark Lightner said his office worked with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Fairborn police to take both into custody.
Kiser, 20, and Taylor, 18, are both in Montgomery County Jail.
Fairborn police on Thursday spotted Kiser driving and attempted to pull him over. He got out of the car and fled, and after a short foot pursuit, he was taken into custody.
Taylor was taken into custody without incident at the Red Roof Inn on Colonel Glenn Highway, Lightner said, saying she answered the door when police knocked.
“When you have two people that you don’t know how they’ll react, the goal is get them in custody as soon as possible,” Lightner said.
Police said Kiser was not injured in the foot pursuit, but was taken to a local medical facility for treatment of gunshot wounds believed to be from an earlier police shooting that occurred June 27, according to a Facebook post from Huber Heights Police.
Detectives were expected to talk with prosecutors Thursday about potential new charges against Kiser and possibly Taylor, according to Lightner.
During a press conference Thursday, Lightner said U.S. Marshals helped in the search.
The mother of Paige Taylor issued a plea to the community Wednesday for help in finding her daughter. Lightner believes this plea for help brought in information on Kiser and Taylor.
“Paige’s family and I are desperate for your help,” Jen Taylor said. “My child is missing and I am terrified there will be no good outcome.”
Thank you for reading the Springfield News-Sun and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.
Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Springfield News-Sun. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.