Man who died after being dropped off at hospital with gunshot wound ID’d

A man who died after he was dropped off at Miami Valley Hospital with a gunshot wound last week has been identified.

Steven L. Arnold, 39, of Dayton, was pronounced dead on Tuesday, acceding to Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger. His cause and manner of death have not been determined at this time.

Crews responded to the hospital around 1 p.m. last Monday after the man was dropped off.

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“The 39-year-old unfortunately did succumb to his injuries,” said Dayton police Sgt. Justin Poe. “During the initial investigation, detectives were able to track down the person who dropped the victim off and speak with them.”

The shooting appears to have happened in the 2900 block of West Third Street and detectives recovered some evidence at the scene, Poe said.

Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate. Anyone with information should call Dayton police at 937-333-COPS (2677) or can call Miami Valley Crime Stoppers anonymously at 937-222-STOP (7867).

We will update this story as more information is available.

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