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Three Charged In Connection To Fatal Whitehall Shooting

Gregory L. Smith was shot and killed while in the area of Eastway Ct. on Monday.
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The Whitehall Police Department has arrested and charged three people in connection to a shooting death in Whitehall.

Gregory L. Smith was shot and killed while in the area of Eastway Ct. on Monday.

Through the investigation, police were able to identify 19-year-old Demetrious D. McKnight and 26-year-old Donald Nelson as suspects.

Authorities were able to locate both individuals Wednesday and arrest them. Police also arrested 21-year-old Marina Howell.

Police said it is believed that McKnight and Nelson were involved in an exchange of gunfire with an unidentified party.

During the exchange, Smith was struck and killed. Howell took both from the scene has provided them with transportation since the incident.

McKnight and Nelson have been charged with one count each of murder and unspecified felony. Howell was charged with complicity to murder.

All three are in custody of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Whitehall Police said the investigation is ongoing and there are other people that have yet to be identified.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Whitehall Police at 614-237-6333.