2 men in pickup shot in Dayton; suspect flips car and runs away

DAYTON — UPDATE @ 10:25 p.m.

Two men were shot on Thanksgiving while they sat inside a parked pickup truck, with a young child inside.

The shooting happened around 3:40 p.m. on Kenwood Avenue, which was blocked between Grafton and Richmond streets while Dayton police investigate.

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At least three women called 911 from Kenwood Avenue to report the shooting.

“There’s a man laying on the ground. I just heard about 10 or 12 gunshots. There’s a car on it’s side. I don’t know what’s going on,” one caller told a dispatcher.

The caller also reported that the man on the ground had a baby with him.

“He was carrying a little baby carrier ... somebody is coming to get the baby,” said a caller, who added that a woman brought the baby into her home.

The shooting suspect, described as a man in all black with a black hoodie, flipped a Toyota RAV4 and then ran on foot.

The gunshot victims were taken to Miami Valley Hospital, where their conditions are unknown.

The child was not hurt and is safe, police said.

Police are still looking for the suspect.


Crews were called this afternoon to a report of a shooting.

The incident was reported around 3:40 p.m. in the 300 block of Kenwood Avenue in Dayton.

There are possibly two gunshot victims.

We have a crew on the way and will update this report.