UPDATE @ 2:30 a.m. (May 13): A shooting victim was taken to a local hospital late Sunday night after he was found by deputies in a Family Dollar parking lot.
OTHER LOCAL NEWS: Victim found with gunshot wound in Dayton shooting
According to a release by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded around 11 p.m. to a report of shots heard in the area of Klepinger Road and West Siebenthaler Avenue in Harrison Twp.
Approximately five minutes after the call, a deputy observed a car driving erratically near North Dixie Drive and Needmore Road. The vehicle pulled into the Family Dollar parking lot, at 5607 North Dixie Drive. After the deputy approached the vehicle, it was determined that the driver had a gunshot wound to his left arm.
The victim, whose name was not released, was transported with non-life threatening injuries, the release stated.
Authorities say he told them that the shooting happened in the area where the shots were heard. Deputies were able to locate a shell casing in the same area, according to the release.
Possible suspect descriptions, if any, were not immediately released.
The incident remains under investigation by the Special Investigations Unit of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies and medics are responding to the Family Dollar on North Dixie Drive after a man was reportedly found suffering from a gunshot wound late Sunday.
Initial reports indicate authorities responded just after 11 p.m. to the store’s parking lot, located at 5607 N. Dixie Drive, on what was believed to be a medical call and discovered a gunshot victim.
No other details were immediately available.
We’ll continue to update this story as we find out more.
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