Man found shot, lying in Dayton street; Homicide investigation underway

DAYTON — A man is dead after a shooting in Dayton shortly after midnight Monday.

Officers were dispatched at approximately 12:10 a.m. to the 2700 block of Oxford Avenue on the report of a shooting, according to a spokesperson for Dayton police.

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Upon their arrival, they located an adult male who had been shot, the spokespersons said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was identified as a 38-year-old man, according to a Dayton police incident report.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene to investigate.

According to police, this does not appear to be a random act of violence, but a targeted attack. No suspects have been taken into custody at this time.

Dayton police are asking anyone with information on this incident to call 937-333-1232 to speak with a detective. If the person wishes to remain anonymous, they can do so through Crime Stoppers at 937-222-STOP (7867).

Additional details have not been made available at this time.

We will update this story once we learn more.

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