Chillicothe Police Investigate Fatal Shooting at Local Hotel, One Arrested

Chillicothe Police are investigating a fatal shooting from Tuesday afternoon.

According to Chillicothe Police Captain Michael A.D. Short, the shooting took place around 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 10th. Officers were called to the Christopher Inn at 30 N. Plaza Blvd where they found the victim, Jennora Juan Elmore Jr., 23, of Columbus. Elmore was transported to Adena Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

Police have identified the suspect in the fatal shooting as Marvan Woodfork Sr., 28. Woodfork fled the scene following the shooting, but was later located in a wooded area west of Bridge Street, near the Scioto River, and was taken into custody.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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