911 call: Man says he was defending car break-in during shooting at Montgomery County Fairgrounds

A person suffered life-threatening injuries during a reported attempted robbery Saturday afternoon at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Jefferson Twp.

The shooting was reported around 3:35 p.m. at the fairgrounds at 645 Infirmary Road.

“Several suspects attempted to rob an individual inside their vehicle when one individual was shot,” according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

In a 911 call, a man said that he was sleeping in his car when three men tried to break in, so he shouted and then shot at them, hitting one.

The caller also said that one of the men had a gun.

Soon after receiving the call, a man arrived at Miami Valley Hospital with a gunshot wound, according to dispatch records.

The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, deputies said.

Additional details are not yet available and the shooting is under investigation.

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