UPDATE: Victim in Dayton shooting drove to First and Salem, then taken to hospital

Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 @ 5:30 PM
Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 @ 6:50 PM

Police are investigating a shooting in Dayton where at least one person was injured Wednesday evening.

UPDATE @ 6:50 p.m.: The victim in the shooting was wounded by gunfire that also hit a house on Shenandoah Drive, then drove to West First Street and Salem Avenue where a medic unit took him to a hospital, Dayton Lt. Steven Bauer said.

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The victim, a 22-year-old male, is said to be stable at Miami Valley Hospital, the lieutenant said.

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Bauer said the shooting is not being characterized as a drive-by.

Police are collecting shell casings from the street.

UPDATE @ 6:06 p.m.: 

The police investigation of the shooting appears to be focused on Shenandoah Drive and not any of the houses on Shenandoah or Elmhurst Road. 

Crime scene tape is up to hold a possible crime scene.

The victim found in a white car at West First Street and Salem Avenue has been taken to a hospital. The condition of that victim is not known.

Police are investigating whether the two scenes are connected. 

INITIAL REPORT

Police have been dispatched to the 800 block of Elmhurst Road on a report of a shooting. 

We're hearing at least one person has been wounded at least twice and is believed to be at another location in the city. That second location was reported as West First Street and Salem Avenue.

Police and medic units were sent to the Elmhurst address just after 5 p.m. on a report of a possible shooting. Police and a medic unit were sent to the second location as well. 

We have a crew on the way. We will update this developing report. Stay with whio.com for breaking news. 

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