Man in critical condition following Thursday morning shooting in Dayton

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A man is in critical condition after he was shot early Thursday morning in Dayton.

The shooting took place around 1:10 a.m. at the intersection North Gettysburg Avenue and Free Pike, according to a Dayton Police Department incident report.

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“Initial investigation reveals the victim was a passenger in a truck driven by a friend,” Dayton police Sgt. Andrew Zecchini. “While in the intersection of North Gettysburg and Free Pike, they heard five to six gunshots. The driver then realized the victim had been shot and drove him to the hospital where he is listed in critical condition.”

The vehicle the victim arrived in had bullet holes in it and the windows were shot out, according to dispatch logs.

A representative from Miami Valley Hospital said there was no information information that could be released regarding the patient on Monday afternoon.

The shooting remains under investigation.

We are working to learn more and will update this story as information is released.

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