Portsmouth man arrested in shooting


By Portia Williams - [email protected]



Portia Williams | Daily Times Officers from the Portsmouth Police Department gathering evidence from the 1919 Oakland Crescent residence in Portsmouth where shooting reportedly occurred on Monday.


Portia Williams | Daily Times Officers from the Portsmouth Police Department confiscated items from the vehicle pictured in the driveway of 1919 Oakland Crescent Avenue in Portsmouth. An investigation was launched on Monday by PPD after a shooting occurred overnight at the residence.


The Portsmouth Police Department (PPD) is continuing to investigate a shooting incident on Monday, Aug. 8, which left a Portsmouth woman injured and her brother in jail, charged with felonious assault, according to reports from the office of PPD Chief Robert K. Ware, II.

On Monday, Aug. 8, at 2:46 a.m, an officer from the PPD was dispatched to the emergency room at King’s Daughters Medical Center to investigate a shooting that reportedly occurred at 1919 Oakland Crescent in Portsmouth.

Reports reveal Moniqua Davis, 29, of Dayton, Ohio was injured by a gunshot wound to the neck and was receiving treatment at King’s Daughthers Medical Center. Davis was reportedly shot by her brother, Jay A. Woodson, 50, of the aforementioned Oakland Crescent address.

On Monday morning, The Daily Times was present in the vicinity where the shooting took place to acquire details pertaining to the crime. The Daily Times observed PPD officers at the address conducting an investigation and taking what was perceived as evidence to PPD vehicles.

Woodson was located at the residence and arrested. Woodson was transported to the Scioto County Jail and charged with felonious assault, according to PPD.

Portia Williams | Daily Times Officers from the Portsmouth Police Department gathering evidence from the 1919 Oakland Crescent residence in Portsmouth where shooting reportedly occurred on Monday.
http://portsmouth-dailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_IMG_4833.jpgPortia Williams | Daily Times Officers from the Portsmouth Police Department gathering evidence from the 1919 Oakland Crescent residence in Portsmouth where shooting reportedly occurred on Monday.

Portia Williams | Daily Times Officers from the Portsmouth Police Department confiscated items from the vehicle pictured in the driveway of 1919 Oakland Crescent Avenue in Portsmouth. An investigation was launched on Monday by PPD after a shooting occurred overnight at the residence.
http://portsmouth-dailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_IMG_4826.jpgPortia Williams | Daily Times Officers from the Portsmouth Police Department confiscated items from the vehicle pictured in the driveway of 1919 Oakland Crescent Avenue in Portsmouth. An investigation was launched on Monday by PPD after a shooting occurred overnight at the residence.

By Portia Williams

[email protected]

Reach Portia Williams at 740-353-3101, ext. 1929, or on Twitter @PortiaWillPDT.

Reach Portia Williams at 740-353-3101, ext. 1929, or on Twitter @PortiaWillPDT.

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