Man shot in head outside Dollar General in Trotwood

A man was shot several times Oct. 15, 2020, outside the Dollar General store at 4000 Salem Ave. in Trotwood. MARSHALL GORBY/STAFF

Credit: Marshall Gorby

Credit: Marshall Gorby

A man was shot in the head Thursday afternoon at a Dollar General in Trotwood.

Although the victim was shot in the head, police dispatchers said he was reported to be alert following the shooting that happened around 1:40 p.m. outside the store at 4000 Salem Ave.

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A store employee who declined to be named said a car pulled up to the side of the building and shot the victim in the head, then leaned over him and shot him three more times before leaving. The employee said no robbery was involved.

The Dollar General was closed, but is expected to be back open on Friday.

The gunshot victim’s condition was not immediately known.

The shooting remains under investigation, Trotwood police said.

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