Man stopped for speeding had gunshot wound; police investigate why

Huber Heights police are investigating a shooting after a man pulled over for speeding Oct. 1, 2020, in Riverside with a gunshot wound said he'd been shot in a shopping center in Huber Heights.

Credit: Jim Noelker

Credit: Jim Noelker

Huber Heights police are investigating a shooting after Riverside police on Thursday morning pulled over a speeding driver and discovered he had been shot.

Riverside police stopped a vehicle for speeding around 10:45 a.m. The gunshot victim, who was shot in the hand, told police he had been shot near a dollar store in the area of Old Troy Pike and Pennswood Drive in Huber Heights.

The driver was taken to Miami Valley Hospital for injuries that are not life-threatening.

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Huber Heights police blocked the parking lot of the Imperial Heights Shopping Center at Old Troy Pike and Powell Road. A police sergeant told the Dayton Daily News they were searching for evidence of a shooting, but had not found any at that time.

Detectives with the Huber Heights Police Division are continuing to investigate. Anyone with information is urged to contact them at 937-233-1565.

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