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$500,000 bond set for suspect accused of killing man in driveway near Galloway

Court documents say 31-year-old Derek Hotelling has been charged with murder.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The suspect accused of fatally shooting a man in his driveway near Galloway in May has been arrested and charged with murder.

The shooting happened around 4:20 a.m. in the area of Parkglen Road and Baytree Drive.

Joshua Moyer, 39, was leaving for work when he found a man, 31-year-old Derek Hotelling, rummaging through his wife's car in the driveway, court records say.

Moyer confronted the suspect and attempted to detain him until officers arrived, police said. A struggle ensued and court records say Hotelling shot Moyer.

A Columbus police detective said Hotelling shot Moyer with a gun he stole from a nearby car.

Moyer was found by his wife and was pronounced dead by medics about 20 minutes after the shooting. His death was the 53rd homicide in Columbus this year.

Hotelling was arraigned Tuesday and given a $500,000 bond. He is currently in the Franklin County Jail.

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