October 30, 2014

Medina
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Medina man on U.S. Marshals’ most-wanted list

MEDINA — A Medina resident has made the U.S. Marshals’ most-wanted list.

Dayshawn Wheeler, 22, is charged with attempted murder and aggravated burglary. He is accused of breaking into a Brunswick apartment May 16 and pistol-whipping and stabbing an 18-year-old man.

Dayshawn Wheeler

Wheeler, of 395 W. Union St., was indicted June 12 by a county grand jury.

Police said Wheeler forced his way into the victim’s apartment, beat him with a semiautomatic handgun and stabbed him in the back with the sharp end of a claw hammer.

According to police records, the victim managed to get help from another resident in the Hemlock Court apartments.

The victim, a Medina resident who was staying in a friend’s apartment when he was attacked, suffered skull fractures and broken ribs and was hospitalized for several days.

Wheeler is 5-feet, 6-inches tall and 155 pounds. He has a tattoo on his right arm.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at (866) 4WANTED.

Authorities said reward money is available, but warn that Wheeler should be considered armed and dangerous.