Dayton police seeking teenager’s shooter

Published: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 @ 10:16 PM
Updated: Thursday, October 05, 2017 @ 3:36 PM

Police have suspect in custody after teen shot in Dayton

UPDATE @ 3:37 p.m. (Oct. 5)

Dayton police have not yet apprehended a shooter in an incident that has left a Dayton teenager with a critical gunshot wound to the head.

Dayton police did locate a person of interest who was fleeing the scene. Officers arrested 20-year-old Sean Walker in the area of Fourth Street and Wayne Avenue for carrying a concealed weapon. 

But police told us Thursday afternoon that they do not believe he is the teen's attacker. 

They're still searching for the shooter.

The 17-year-old male victim is fighting for his life this afternoon after the incident near the downtown RTA Hub.


A teenager is in critical condition after being shot in the head in downtown Dayton Wednesday evening.

Police officers chased down a 20-year-old person of interest after a sergeant, in a cruiser across from the RTA hub on Main Street, heard a gunshot and was flagged down by a citizen around 9:50 p.m. The sergeant located the victim in the area of Fourth and Jefferson streets and saw the 20-year-old, running, Dayton Lt. Steven Bauer said. 

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The 20-year-old was apprehended in the area of East Fourth Street and Wayne Avenue, approximately three to four blocks east of where a 17-year-old male was shot at least once. 

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The victim was said to be in critical condition at Miami Valley Hospital early Thursday morning.

Bauer said police have no idea what led to the shooting and are investigating whether there is a second person involved in the shooting.

Police also have recovered one of the weapons believed to have been used in the incident, the lieutenant said. 

Homicide detectives were on scene.

Teen suffering life-threatening injuries from downtown Dayton shooting
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Rollover crash reported on I-75 South just past I-70

Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 12:56 AM

A rollover crash was reported southbound Interstate 75 just before the Benchwood Road exit around 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

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According to Ohio State Patrol, no one was injured. 

One man was seen in the back of a police cruiser. 

It is not known if any arrests have been made.

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Injured hikers, showing signs of hypothermia, rescued from Caesar Creek State Park

Published: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 3:21 PM

Injured hikers, showing signs of hypothermia, rescued from Caesar Creek

Two hikers, one of which was injured, have been located and rescued at Caesar Creek State Park in Warren County Saturday, according to dispatchers. 

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Emergency crews responded to the state park on reports of at least one injured hiker around 1:40 p.m., dispatchers told this news organization. 

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One hiker was found suffering from a hip injury. One, or both of the hikers were also showing signs of hypothermia, according to officials. 

Rescue crews had to use a boat to get the injured hikers to safety. Around 3:15 p.m., scanner traffic from the scene indicated both hikers were off the boat and safely on land at one of the boat ramps with medics tending to them. 

Additional details were not available. 

We’ll update this page as we learn more. 

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Drizzle, fog possible tonight; warmer temps return this week

Published: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 5:54 AM
Updated: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 10:11 PM

More sunshine is expected in the Dayton area Sunday, and a warm up is in place.


  • Snow showers have moved out
  • Drizzle, fog possible tonight
  • Warmer temperatures return this week

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Tonight: Snow has moved out, but lingering moisture means we could see some drizzle or fog at times tonight, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar. Temperatures will continue to drop tonight and overnight, with lows eventually reaching the upper 20s. Due to the dropping temperatures, an isolated slick spot will be possible on the roads. 

>>County-by-County Forecasts

Sunday: Sunshine is expected with highs reaching the middle 40s. 

Monday: Rain returns to the area, and overall it appears to be a rather soggy day. Highs will be in the middle 40s. Highs will climb to the lower 60s. 

Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar

Tuesday: High temperatures will be near 70 degrees but we’ll have a chance for more rain. Rain and even a few storms will be possible in the evening through early Wednesday morning.

Wednesday: Rain to start the day but clouds will break into the afternoon. Given the amount of rain from Monday through Wednesday, flooding will be possible in some areas. Highs on Wednesday will reach the middle 50s. 

Thursday: Mostly cloudy skies with highs expected in the middle to upper 40s. 

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3-car crash reported on northbound I-675

Published: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 7:06 PM
Updated: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 7:39 PM

FROM SCENE: Serious crash on I-75 South in Monroe

UPDATE @7:39 p.m.

Officials said a car merging onto northbound I-675 struck another car.

One person was taken to a local hospital, but no serious injuries were reported.


Crews are responding to a reported 3-vehicle crash on northbound I-675 in Washington Twp.

The crash was reported around 6:50 p.m. at Mile Marker 3, just north of Ohio 725.

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Injuries have been reported.

This story will be updated as additional details become available.

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