Dayton officer shot: Questions we’re working to get answers to

DAYTON — Several questions remain following the shooting of a Dayton police detective during a DEA task force search warrant Monday night.

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The officer, detective Jorge Del Rio, is in critical condition and remains at Grandview Medical Center, Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl said Monday.

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A news conference is expected this afternoon, however this news outlet is working to learn the answer to several questions:

  • What is this DEA task force? What are the details of the search warrant they executed Monday night?
  • Were there shots exchanged between officers and the people inside the house?
  • Who is the person facing charges for firing the shot that injured the officer?
  • What charges are the other people arrested at the house facing?

WHIO and the Dayton Daily News have multiple reporters working to learn more about the shooting and investigation and we’ll continue to provide updates as details become available.

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