25 year-old man dies following shooting in Dayton

A 25-year-old man died after a Sunday morning shooting on Necco Avenue in Dayton.

The gunshot victim was identified as Kato D. Knight of Dayton. A cause and manner of death have not been determined at this time, according to the Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger.

The shooting was reported just after 3 a.m. after a woman said a man, later identified as Knight, just came to her door falling down and asking for help.

“I think he’s bleeding, I think he’s shot. He’s yelling ‘help.’ He’s outside right now,” the caller told dispatchers. “There’s a lot of blood.”

Though the man was found in the 3800 block of Cornell Drive, police determined that he was shot nearby in the 3900 block of Necco Avenue.

Knight was taken to Miami Valley Hospital where he was pronounced dead on Sunday.

Dayton police are continuing to investigate.

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