‘Reckless gunfire’ in Dayton leaves 1 injured, vehicles, building shot

A man was injured and gunfire damaged multiple vehicles and a building after a reported shooting early Sunday morning in Dayton.

According to Dayton Police Department Lt. Steven Bauer, officers were called at 2:30 a.m. to Sugar’s Lounge at 1919 N. Main St. on a report of a shooting.

Bauer said that officers found that there had been “reckless gunfire” that struck one person, three vehicles and a structure.

The shooting victim, a 30-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries before police arrived, the lieutenant said.

Lora Harper, the owner of Sugar’s Lounge, said the people involved in the shooting were not patrons at the bar and that the shooting took place on the street.

Some of the bullets fired during the shooting did end up in the lounge’s parking lot, she added.

This shooting is under investigation by the Dayton Police Department’s Violent Offender Unit.

Police asked that anyone with information on the shooting to call 937-333-1232 to speak to a detective, or to leave an anonymous tip through Miami Valley Crime Stoppers by calling 937-222-7867 or visiting their website.

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