Pursuit ends with 2 taken into custody at gunpoint in Dayton

Published: Thursday, July 12, 2018 @ 7:21 PM


Two men were ordered out of a car at gunpoint this evening following a short pursuit.

Beerman Avenue at Gettysburg Avenue was blocked with yellow crime scene tape as police investigated a shots-fired incident.

Dayton police Sgt. Robert Klinger said police pursued the car because they believed the occupants either were shooting at other vehicles, or were being shot at.

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The two men who were taken out of the car at gunpoint were being questioned by detectives, Klinger said.

There were shots fired out of a vehicle on James H. McGee Boulevard earlier this evening, but police said it’s under investigation whether they are connected.

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