West Side Woman Killed In Shooting At Merion Village Party

A West Side woman died Sunday after being shot at a party at what victims described as an Airbnb rental in Merion Village, police said. Police were called to the house on the 300 block of Whittier Street around 4:10 a.m. Sunday on a report of shots being fired. The responding officers found three people who had been shot. Shamaya N. Dickerson, 21, of the Hilltop, was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:22 a.m. Sunday. Derinn Echols, 21, of North Linden, and Tiffany Spiller, 22, of Olde Towne East, were both injured. Spiller and Echols were taken to OhioHealth Grant Medical Center for treatment and are both expected to survive their injuries.  No suspects have been identified. Witnesses told police the three had been attending a party at an Airbnb short-term rental in the area when the shots rang out, although the address where victims were located is not registered with the city as a short-term rental.

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