Dayton deadly shooting: ‘He tried to shoot me and I shot him back,’ 911 caller says

Credit: Nick Graham

Credit: Nick Graham

A man who called 911 following a deadly shooting in Dayton Wednesday told a 911 dispatcher he shot his brother after his brother tried to shoot him first, according to Montgomery County Regional Dispatch records.

The deceased’s identity as not been released at this time. One person was taken into custody.

According to Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center records, the shooting was first reported just before 5 p.m. in the 1000 block of Clover Street.

The shooting was reported as a possible domestic incident, records said.

“He just tried to [expletive] attack me and I ended up shooting him,” the caller told a dispatcher.

He said him and his brother had been drinking whiskey prior to the incident.

“I was scared,” he said. “I don’t know how It happened but he tried to shoot me”

We are working to learn more and will update this story with any new information.

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