Gunshot victim ID’d; Man calls 911, says fiancée accidentally shot self in chest

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A Dayton woman who died Monday night of a gunshot wound to the chest has been identified.

Anjelica Ramey, 27, was identified by the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office as the victim who was shot around 5:10 p.m. at a duplex in the 300 block of Pleasant Avenue in Dayton. She was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, where she died of her injuries.

A man who called 911 said his fiancée was cleaning when she picked up a gun off the couch and it accidentally went off, striking her in the chest.

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“Stay with me baby, stay with me,” the man said. “Baby, stay awake,” he cried out to the victim while he was on the phone with a dispatcher.

The shooting is under investigation by the Dayton Police Department.

The woman’s fiancé was taken into custody on a preliminary charge of having weapons while under disability and is in the Montgomery County Jail. He has not formally been charged at this time.

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