Ashland, Wayne county residents instructed to lock homes, vehicles as officials search for Medina homicide suspect

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MEDINA, Ohio (WJW) — Medina police and state agents are investigating after two people were found deceased on Baxter Street, sources confirmed to the FOX 8 I-TEAM. Police say the individuals were shot.

Officials are searching for Robert Dick, 52, who they have identified as a suspect in this case.

The Wayne County Sheriff reports that the vehicle Dick was believed to be driving has been located in the West Salem area, however he remains at large.

Ashland County sheriff officials say they are searching the area around where the vehicle located.

Residents are instructed to lock their vehicles and their homes.

Officials say Dick should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call the Medina Police Department at 330-725-7777. 

The investigation started around 5 p.m Thursday and is in the preliminary stages. Medina County officials will release more information when it becomes available.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is assisting with the investigation.

Meanwhile, Fox 8 has a crew at the scene and will provide updates on this investigation as soon as possible.


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