Police: Injuries life-threatening in Dayton shooting

A 27-year-old man suffered a life-threatening gunshot Saturday morning in Dayton.

Dayton police and medics responded around 10:35 a.m. to the 1000 block of Danner Avenue, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center.

A 911 caller said someone was on his back porch but wasn’t sure what was wrong with him, dispatch said.

The gunshot victim was shot in the neck, said Dayton police Maj. Brian Johns.

“He was behind the apartment building when he was approached by a man who fired several shots at him, striking him one time,” Johns said.

The victim was taken to Miami Valley Hospital with critical injuries.

Police have not released any information on a possible suspect.

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