Dayton gunshot victim dies; shooting was 2nd in 24 hours in city

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A man who was shot Tuesday evening has died of his injuries, the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office confirmed.

Dayton police and medics were called around 7:15 p.m. to the 40 block of West Hudson Avenue.

The gunshot victim was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, where he died of his injuries. His name, age and hometown was not available Tuesday night.

He was the second shooting victim within 24 hours in the city.

A police K-9 team tried to track the shooter or shooters, but the track ended at a Marathon gas station nearby, the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center said.

>> Wanted: Dayton police ID suspect in Darst Avenue shooting

On Monday evening, police were called around 8:20 p.m. to the 1600 block of Darst Avenue for a man who was shot multiple times. That victim’s condition also was not available.

In that shooting, police identified 27-year-old Shaquille Shackleford as a person of interest and issued a public plea for information on Shackleford’s whereabouts. As of late Tuesday night, he was not listed on the Montgomery County  jail roster.

There is no indication at present that the shootings are connected.