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Published: Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 6:06 PM
Updated: Friday, November 10, 2017 @ 12:30 AM
TROTWOOD — UPDATE @ 12:30 p.m.
Trotwood police Sgt. Brent Rasor said police and medics were dispatched on a report of a shooting around 7:30 p.m. to the area of Annapolis and Jason avenues.
"We do have an adult female that's been struck (by a bullet) one time by an unknown male and the case is ongoing," Rasor said.
He said it appears the shooting happened outside, and that the woman was conscious and breathing.
When the woman showed up at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, staff members there alerted police. She was transferred to Miami Valley Hospital.
Her name, age and condition were not released.
"She was conscious and breathing at the time we spoke to her," Rasor said.
According to an incident report, the woman was shot just after 5:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of Annapolils Avenue.
A second woman called around 5:50 p.m. to say she was in the 1600 block of Cornell Drive, and that her silver GMC Denali had bullet holes. This incident was believed linked to the Trotwood shooting, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center. That woman said she was not hurt.
Ronald Young, who lives on Annapolis Avenue, said he heard about three or four gunshots.
Although he said he frequently hears gunfire, he said speeding is the biggest problem on his street.
"They need speed bumps, a stop sign and a street light," he said.
A woman with a gunshot wound arrived this evening at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton.
She told police she was shot in the area of Annapolis and Salem avenues in Trotwood, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center.
According to initial reports, another woman reported her vehicle had several bullet holes but that she was not hurt.
Published: Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 7:31 PM
Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 3:35 AM
DAYTON — UPDATE @ 3:05 a.m.:
The man who said he shot himself Friday night in Dayton has been identified.
David Metcalf, 51, said he shot himself in the arm at his residence in the 2800 block of East Third Street then ran to his mother’s house, according to police.
Police recovered ammunition and suspected cocaine at Metcalf’s home following further investigation, a release stated.
It remains unknown if the man did shoot himself.
FIRST REPORT (Fri.):
A man who was shot in the arm tonight ran inside his mother’s house.
Police and medics were called around 6:35 p.m. to the 3100 block of East Third Street after a woman said her son was shot and was bleeding profusely.
He was taken by medics to Miami Valley Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.
The man told police he shot himself in the 2800 block of East Third Street, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center. The area outside a home near the corner of East Third and Jersey streets was surrounded in yellow police tape.
The man’s name and age were not available.
A woman inside a residence where the shooting happened had a broken nose, and police said it’s under investigation whether the man shot himself.
Published: Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 11:12 PM
DAYTON — Crews were called late Friday night to a fire at a vacant house.
Flames were shooting from the two-story house when crews were called around 11 p.m. to 917 Lorain Ave.
We are on the way and will update this report as we learn details.
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Published: Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 11:53 PM
JEFFERSON TWP. — Police are searching for a suspect who stabbed a man Friday night as he was was walking on Maeder Avenue.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched around 9:35 p.m. to the 20 block of Maeder Avenue, just off West Third St.
The victim was taken to Miami Valley Hospital. The stab would is not life-threatening, deputies said.
The incident remains under investigation.
Published: Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 9:35 AM
Updated: Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 9:00 PM
BUTLER COUNTY — UPDATE @ 9 p.m.
The owner of two emaciated dogs was arrested Friday night and charged with animal cruelty, according to Butler County Dog Warden & Humane Officers.
The “finder” of the dogs turned out to be the owner of the two female dogs that were brought Thursday morning by animal control officers to the Animal Friends Humane Society.
Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones identified 42-year-old Brian Trauthwein as the owner of the two dogs: Porche, a fawn/white boxer; and Chloe, a black/white pit bull mix.
The Butler County Dog Warden & Humane Officers are reaching out to the community via Facebook to find the owners of two emaciated dogs.
The two dogs are female and appear to be older. One of the two appears to be extremely malnourished. They were found Thursday in the 1000 Block of Franklin Street in Hamilton.
“These dogs are safe at the Humane Society and are receiving medical treatment, but they have a long way to go,” the warden posted to Facebook.
One of the dogs needs timed feeding and monitoring and is receiving special treatment and care at the home of a deputy dog warden, the post said.
Those who feel they have information on who the owner is of either dog are asked to contact Supervisor Kurt Merbs at 513-785-6542.