November 15, 2018
Shootings

Man suffers serious injuries, person of interest located after Dayton shooting

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DAYTON — 

UPDATE @ 3:30 a.m: A man suffered serious injuries and a person of interest has been located after a shooting occurred on North Main Street Wednesday morning, according to officials.

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Dayton police say they responded to the 3500 block just before 1 a.m. and found an adult male in the street suffering from a gunshot wound.

Authorities did not indicate where the man was shot on his body, but a 9-1-1 caller told dispatchers the victim was shot in the face.

“We need an ambulance at Ashwood Bar, someone got shot in the face”, the caller said.

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The man was transported to Miami Valley Hospital with conditions ranging from serious to critical, officials said. 

Police were made aware of a person of interest who reportedly lived in an apartment located above the lounge, prompting them to evacuate the building.

“After we gave a few commands over the PA system for him to exit the building, he complied and came outside with his hands up without incident”, said Sergeant Chad Knedler with the Dayton Police Department.

The suspect was taken in for questioning. No word on if he will be charged in connection to the shooting. 

Both the victim and suspect, whose names were not released, are only described as adult males.

We’ll continue to update this story. 

UPDATE @ 2:15 a.m: Crews are on scene of a reported shooting that occurred on North Main Street Wednesday morning.

According to a 9-1-1 call obtained by this news organization, at least one person was shot in the 3500 block just before 1 a.m.

“We need an ambulance at Ashwood Bar, someone got shot in the face”, the caller told dispatchers.

The caller also indicates that the victim was not shot at the bar.

“He ran here and he’s still breathing”, the caller said.

We’re working to learn the condition of the victim and will continue to update this developing story.

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