Gunshot victim shot multiple times with rifle in Dayton

A Dayton Police Cruiser. MARSHALL GORBY\STAFF
A Dayton Police Cruiser. MARSHALL GORBY\STAFF

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A gunshot victim was shot multiple times with a rifle Friday evening in Dayton.

The shooting was reported at 6:45 p.m. in the backyard of a home in the 3800 block of Alvin Avenue.

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The victim, a man in his 30s, was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center. His injuries are considered life-threatening. Dispatchers did not have any word of the victim’s condition as of Saturday morning.

A hunting rifle is believed to be the weapon used, according to reports.

Dayton police are searching for the suspect vehicle, which was described as a red Jeep truck last seen headed east on Nicholas Road in Dayton.