Shooting victim found in Dayton church parking lot in fair condition

Shooting victim found in Dayton church parking lot in fair condition

Man found shot in parking lot behind building in Dayton; police investigating

DAYTON — UPDATE @ 3 a.m. (Oct. 12): The 30-year-old victim found suffering from several gunshot wounds in the parking lot of a Dayton church Thursday is now in fair condition, according to a Miami Valley Hospital representative.

UPDATE @ 7:45 p.m.: The 30-year-old victim in the shooting reportedly is in serious but stable condition and police are looking for a suspect, Dayton Lt. Steven Bauer said. 

The man was found, suffering from several gunshot wounds, in the parking lot of Greater Allen AME Church.

Police say the shooting started at a nearby apartment complex. During the investigation, officers found several shell casings in the area and found shots fired into one of the apartments.

UPDATE @ 3 a.m. (Oct. 12): The 30-year-old victim found suffering from several gunshot wounds in the parking lot of a Dayton church Thursday is now in fair condition, according to a Miami Valley Hospital representative.

Medics took the victim, described as a 30-year-old man, to Miami Valley Hospital. Police say the man is in serious condition, but considered stable.

UPDATE @ 7:45 p.m.: The 30-year-old victim in the shooting reportedly is in serious but stable condition and police are looking for a suspect, Dayton Lt. Steven Bauer said. 

The man was found, suffering from several gunshot wounds, in the parking lot of Greater Allen AME Church.

The Fire Department forced entry into the residence to make sure everyone inside was alright. The apartment was not occupied.

The church and lot are behind an apartment complex at College Street and Howell Avenue where the lieutenant said police believe the shooting occurred. 

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A man is in serious condition at a local hospital after a shooting in Dayton Thursday night.

Officers found several shell casings at the apartment, he said, which they checked and found several gunshots had penetrated the wall to a neighboring unit. 

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 222-STOP (7867).


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