Bible Fellowship Church, Clinton County Head Start, Dayton Regional STEM School, Eaton United Methodist Church, Fairhaven Church, Faith Baptist Church-Greenville, Farmersville First Baptist Church, First Lutheran Church-Springfield, First Presbyterian Church-Eaton, Grace Baptist Church-Troy, Greene CATS Public Transit, Greene Inc. - Atrium, Moraine Seniors Citizens Club, Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Rehab Center & Neuro Devel, Senior Center of Sidney/Shelby Co., St. Mary's Catholic Church-Greenville, Troy Senior Citizens Center, Urbancrest Baptist Church, Visitation Church-Eaton, Wilmington Assembly of God,

Man shot twice by paintball gun while taking out trash in Dayton

Published: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 @ 6:06 PM

A man was taking out the trash early Tuesday when he was shot twice with a paintball gun.

The victim, a 31-year-old man, told police he was hit on his left palm and left thigh around 1:30 a.m. outside his home in the 3400 block of Prescott Avenue, according to a Dayton police report.

>> Police arrest 3 people caught with paintball guns

Content Continues Below

The shooter was riding inside a black Dodge Charger with a spoiler, but the victim could not provide any further details.

The incident follows several reports of people being shot at with paintball guns, and the arrests Monday of three teens stemming from an incident Sunday on Shaftesbury Road.

>> Dayton rapper ‘Chaos’ pleads guilty to distributing drugs

In the Prescott Avenue paintball gun shooting, the victim’s hand showed signs of bruising, the report stated. The man’s home also was struck, with the siding “cracked and damaged on the wall to the left of his garage.”

Got a tip? Call our monitored line, 937-259-2237, or send it to