Police investigate after more than 40 shots fired into Dayton home

DAYTON — Police are working to determine what led to more than 40 shots being fired into a Dayton home while the occupants were sleeping Friday morning.

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“Someone just came past and shot up my house,” a 911 caller reported.  “I don’t know what’s going on...I was sleeping.

Officers responded to the home in the 4200 block of Crest Drive, north of Free Pike, around 6 a.m. after receiving reports of shots fired in the area, investigators said.

At least 45 shots were fired from a car, leaving behind dozens of shell casings in the street, Dayton police Sgt. Creigee S. Coleman said.

The people inside the house were not hurt, police said.

Police are not sure why the house was targeted.

Detectives are working to obtain any surveillance footage from nearby homes that might have captured the vehicle.

Police ask if you have any information that can help investigators to call the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center at 937-225-4357 or Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 937-222-7867.