Woman shot, killed by boyfriend in North Ridgeville

Randy Hamilton (Phoro courtesy: Lorain County Sheriff_)

Randy Hamilton (Phoro courtesy: Lorain County Sheriff_)

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH –  Police have arrested a 50-year-old man after he called police and told them he shot his girlfriend.

The victim has been identified as 45 year old female, Michelle Ryals from North Ridgeville.

It happened around 10 Tuesday evening. Officers found the suspect, Randy Hamilton, in the garage of a home on Avon Belden Road. They found the body of his 45-year-old girlfriend inside the home with a gunshot wound to her chest.

Hamilton has been charged with murder and is being held in the Lorain County Jail.