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Dayton Officer Shot: What you need to know

Published: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 @ 11:49 AM
Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 @ 10:55 PM

The city of Dayton along with the Dayton Police Department held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon outlining exactly what happened Monday night that led to an officer being critically shot.

WATCH LIVE: Mayor Nan Whaley talks about shooting of Dayton officer at 7:30 p.m.

UPDATE @ 10:45 p.m. (Nov. 5) Dayton Police Detective Jorge Del Rio, who was serving as part of a DEA task force, remains in critical condition after he was shot in the line of duty. 

Del Rio, a 55-year-old 30-year police veteran, was shot in the face twice Monday night at a house in the 1400 block of Ruskin Road in Dayton. 

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Tuesday night, he was in grave condition at Grandview Medical Center and is on “advanced life support,” police department officials said via Twitter.

Montgomery County Jail records have listed four people who were arrested at a house in the 1400 block of Ruskin Road, where a Dayton police detective was shot and wounded just before 7 p.m. yesterday.
Here is a guide to our complete coverage — and everything you need to know now. We will update this report as we learn more.