Man dead, 4 injured after gunfire exchanged in Dayton apartment Sunday

A man is dead and four others are injured following a shooting at a Superior Avenue apartment in Dayton Sunday evening.

Kevin Jones, 38, of Dayton, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger.

Around 6:18 p.m., police were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 300 block of Superior Avenue, according to Montgomery Count Regional Dispatch.

When police arrived, they found multiple people with gunshot wounds, according to Dayton police. The four injured are in stable condition.

Five people arrived at a Superior Avenue apartment and went inside before exchanging gunfire with people in the apartment, said Dayton police Maj. Brian Johns.

Jones was the driver of a white SUV that brought four others to the apartment.

“We are still trying to locate some additional suspects in this,” Johns said. “Some are still in the hospital, but at this time we perceive no threat to the public.”

Officers also recovered a large amount of drugs, mainly marijuana and marijuana-type products, at the apartment, he added.

We will continue to update this story as information is released.

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