Man found shot in the head in Dayton home has died, coroner said

UPDATE@2:31 p.m. (May 21):

Anthony Wilson, who was found with a gunshot wound to his head at a Dayton home Sunday, has died, the Montgomery County Coroner’s office confirmed Monday afternoon. However, the manner of in which he died is pending, the coroner said.

We will continue to follow this story and bring you the latest information when it becomes available.

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UPDATE @ 7:15 a.m.:

A 38-year-old man was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after police found him with a gunshot wound to the head in a home in Dayton, according to Sgt. Thomas Schloss of Dayton Police Department.

The man was found lying on the floor in the home on Brooklyn Avenue, Schloss said.

Homicide detectives were called out to investigate, said Schloss.

It’s not known how the man was shot and his identity was not released.

This is currently an ongoing investigation, according to Sgt. Spires of the Dayton Police Department.


Emergency crews are on scene of a shooting in Dayton.

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The shooting occurred in the 200 block of Brooklyn Avenue around 5:50 a.m. Sunday, according to initial reports.

Police have the road between West Second Street and Edison Street blocked off with crime tape.

We are working to learn more and will update this page as information becomes available.

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