Dayton shooting victim arrives at hospital; Shots reported minutes earlier

Dayton police were dispatched Monday night, Feb. 22, 2021, on a report of a person shot in the 100 block of Delaware Avenue who arrived by car at Grandview Medical Center. STAFF FILE
Dayton police were dispatched Monday night, Feb. 22, 2021, on a report of a person shot in the 100 block of Delaware Avenue who arrived by car at Grandview Medical Center. STAFF FILE

Gunshot victim driven to hospital in red pickup truck.

Dayton police were called to investigate a shooting Monday night after a gunshot victim arrived at Grandview Medical Center.

Hospital staff alerted police around 10:35 p.m. to the gunshot victim, a man, who was driven to the emergency department in a red pickup truck, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center.

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A 59-year-old Dayton man was shot at 10:24 p.m. in the 100 block of Delaware Avenue, according to a police report.

The city’s ShotSpotter gunshot detection system reported gunfire at the same time as the shooting, but indicated it was possibly one-tenth of a mile away in the 1800 block of North Main Street in Dayton, police said.

The victim’s condition was not known, and there was no suspect information available.

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