2 dead, 1 injured in Dayton shooting

Two men are dead and a third suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a shooting reported in Dayton on Wednesday afternoon.

The shooting took place around 4:13 p.m. in the 1800 block of Banker Place in the DeSoto Bass area, according to Dayton police.

A 911 caller told dispatchers her brother and his friend were shot, according to Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center records.

“My brother just got shot,” she said. “His friend is dead.”

The caller said her brother was shot in the leg and chest and that he was initially conscious, but starting to pass out.

A 22-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene and a 23-year-old man was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, where he later died from his injuries, said Dayton police Lt. Steve Bauer. The third man was taken to Miami Valley Hospital in a private vehicle. He was listed in non-life threatening condition, Bauer said.

The deceased’s identities had not been released as of late Thursday afternoon.

All other people involved in the shooting have been accounted for, according to police.

Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate the shooting. Anyone with information should call 937-333-1232 to speak to a detective. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 937-222-STOP (7867) or go to www.miamivalleycrimestoppers.com.