2 shot during carjacking in Dayton


Two men were shot Wednesday afternoon during a reported carjacking in Dayton.

Emergency crews were dispatched at 4:32 p.m. to the area of West Riverview Avenue and Philadelphia Drive after a 911 caller told dispatchers that he had been shot and that his rental vehicle was stolen, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center.

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The caller said that he and his brother were sitting in the rental vehicle when two people wearing masks came up, shot him and his brother and took the rental.

He said he was shot in the arm, and his brother was shot in the back, according to dispatch records.

Medics took the two men to Miami Valley Hospital. The severity of their injuries is not known.

We are working to learn more and will update this story with any new information.

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