Police Search For Man Who Allegedly Shot, Killed Ex-Girlfriend


UPDATED: Tuesday April 24, 2012 6:22 AM

Police Monday night were searching for a man they considered armed and dangerous.

According to West Jefferson police, the man, identified as Tane Osborne, was involved in a fatal shooting near the intersection of Smith and Garfield streets.

Police said that Osborne, 24, and Paige Young were at Osborne's house on Smith Street to exchange items and Osborne, who police identified as Young's ex-boyfriend, shot Young three times.

According to police, Young was shot in the head, pelvis and torso.

Police said that Young was taken to Doctors Hospital West, where she died, 10TV's Jason Frazer reported.

Osborne was thought to be driving a 2004 two-door silver Honda with Ohio license plate No. FHV-6452.

Police said that they thought Osborne could be headed to his grandmother’s house in Mount Vernon.

Geanita Smith said that she heard the incident.

“My son was yelling, ‘He shot her, he shot her!’” Smith said. “He was running down the steps to get to the door to get to her, to Paige.”

Smith said that Osborne shot Young three or four times, Frazer reported.

“He got in the car like nothing even happened with the gun in his hand and just drove away, didn’t squeal or (anything), just drove away like normal,” Smith said.

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