Police: 2 shootings in Huber Heights, Fairborn connected; 1 in custody

Published: Thursday, July 11, 2019 @ 11:03 AM
Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2019 @ 2:58 PM

Police say road rage may have led to two shooting incidents on I-70 and in Fairborn Thursday.

A driver was taken into custody Thursday afternoon after a shooting incident in Fairborn which is believed to be connected to an earlier shots fired report on I-70 in Huber Heights, according to police. 

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A caller reported shots were fired from a pickup truck near East Xenia Drive and North Central Avenue in Fairborn around 10:15 a.m. Officers made a traffic stop on the suspected vehicle on Ohio 235 and arrested the driver, according to Fairborn police. 

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Officers believe the incident in Fairborn is connected to a morning shooting incident on I-70 in Huber Heights. 

Huber Heights police announced that a person of interest in the incident was in the custody of Fairborn police.

A crash was reported around 6:25 a.m. on I-70 West near Ohio 235. The driver involved in the crash reported they were shot at by a pickup truck before the crash, according to Huber Heights police. 

According to a media release, Huber Heights police were looking for a black Dodge Ram pickup truck connected to their shooting incident. The truck that is the subject of the traffic stop by Fairborn police is a black Dodge Ram. 

We’ll continue to update this story as details become available. 

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ORIGINAL REPORT

We are working to learn more about a traffic stop on Ohio 235 that is reportedly connected to a shots fired investigation in Fairborn. 

Officers made a traffic stop on a black pickup truck on Ohio 235 near Haddix Road around 10:20 a.m. Multiple officers remain on the scene and are conducting an investigation, according to our crew.

Moments before the traffic stop, Fairborn police took a report of a shooting incident where a truck fired shots at a car near the intersection of East Xenia Drive and North Central Avenue. 

No injuries were initially reported after the shots were fired. 

It was not immediately known if police have made any arrests at the scene. 

Earlier on Thursday morning, a crash on I-70 was reported in Huber Heights after the driver reported shots were fired from a vehicle. 

It’s unknown if the incidents are believed to be connected. 

We have a crew on the scene and we’ll update this story as we learn more.