1 dead after 3 men shot at Dayton; Officers investigate connected shootings and crash

At least one person has died after at least three men were shot in Dayton early Sunday.

>> Dayton man killed in motorcycle crash on Ohio highway

At around 3:30 a.m., a man checked into Miami Valley Hospital with a gunshot wound, according to the Montgomery County regional breakdown.

Dispatchers sent officers to the area where they believed the shooting took place near the intersection of Rubicon Street and East Stewart Street. However, no other casualties or incidents were found in the area.

About an hour and a half later, just before 5 a.m., Dayton police and firefighters responded to the 800 block of Steele Avenue after a woman called 911 saying her daughter had seen a man lying in the street saying he had been shot, a 911 call obtained by News Center Details 7.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man with at least one gunshot wound lying on the ground, dispatchers confirmed.

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office confirmed they were called to the scene.

Minutes later, dispatchers were notified that a third man had been admitted to Miami Valley Hospital with a gunshot wound.

The man is believed to have gunshot wounds to his right hand and groin, according to dispatch notes. He said he was shot in the 800 block of Steele Avenue.

In total, at least three men were shot overnight. An initial investigation revealed that these three victims were related, although it is unclear how, according to dispatch records.

>> At least 1 hospitalized following 2-vehicle Kettering accident

Around 5 a.m., Dayton police and firefighters were also dispatched to an accident in the 100 block of Pierce Street that was believed to be linked to the shooting, according to dispatchers.

Officers discovered that a vehicle had crashed into a telephone pole with the occupants missing, presumably controlling the scene before crews arrived.

No suspects have been identified by police at this time.

Dayton Police are investigating all events. News Center 7 has reached out to learn more.

We’ll update this story as it develops and more information is released.

Leave a Comment