Man injured in shooting at Troy park, police ask public for help

Troy police are asking for the public’s help in investigating a shooting Wednesday evening at Troy Community Park in which a 29- year-old man received what officers called non-life threating injuries.

The police department Thursday afternoon released a video submitted by a witness to the shooting, asking anyone who can identify those shown to contact police or the county Communication Center.

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Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to also contact Troy police at 937-339-7525. Information also can be submitted to, emailed to or calling the Communication Center at its non-emergency number, 937-440-9911

The Communication Center received a report of shots fired at the park on Adams Street around 7:21 p.m. Wednesday. Police responded and began checking the area. They also received a report minutes later of a man dropped off at Kettering Health Troy Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken by helicopter to Kettering Medical Center, police Chief Shawn McKinney said in a statement.

The following vehicles were seen in the area or leaving the area immediately following the shooting, police said:

  • Blue Dodge Charger with LED headlights
  • Gray Chrysler 200
  • Black Chrysler 300 with black rims
  • Silver Toyota Tacoma with after-market rims.

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