Man fires through door; gunshot victim hit in arm in Dayton

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A man shot through the front door to a home Friday night, striking a man inside in the arm, according to police.

The shooting was reported around 8:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of Parkland Avenue.

A woman who called 911 said her daughter’s father was firing at her house through her door when he shot a man inside the house.

The woman said the shooter said, “I gotta do this” before he started shooting, according to a 911 call.

Another woman who called 911 said she heard four shots. As she was on the phone with a dispatcher, two more gunshots rang out coming from outside.

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The shooting suspect was believed to be a man in his 50s who reportedly left in a red Buick LeSabre or Chevrolet Impala.

There were other reports of a blue Buick sedan circling the area around the time of the shooting.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said.