Police hear shots fired, find man with gunshot to his back in Dayton

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Police officers heard shots fired Monday night and found a man who had been shot in the back.

The shooting happened around 10 p.m. in the first block of Delaware Avenue near North Main Street in Dayton.

The gunshot victim was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center. His name and condition were not available.

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Police detained one person, but it was not clear whether that person was a witness or had any involvement, the dispatch center said.

The shooter was described as a man with long black hair wearing a long black T-shirt last seen heading away from Delaware Avenue.

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