DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - Dayton police are searching for two suspects who investigators said opened fire on a Domino's delivery driver, then stole his car.
It was one of several robberies that happened Saturday.
Police responded to the 400 block of Marathon Avenue just after 11:30 p.m. Saturday on an aggravated robbery. Officers said a Domino's pizza delivery driver was attempting to deliver a pizza when he was shot and robbed.
According to reports, a man approached the driver with a gun and fired two shots, striking the driver in the back. The suspect then drove away from the scene in the pizza delivery driver's car.
The victim was taken by ambulance to Miami Valley Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police report there could have been up to three suspects in the shooting. Officers said the stolen car is a gold colored Pontiac Bonneville with license plate FNU 1708.
While searching for the pizza delivery driver's car, a Dayton officer witnessed another armed robbery in progress in the 2200 block of Main Street near Norman Avenue.
Police said when they arrived, the victim was struggling with the suspect. The suspect ran after seeing the officer and short foot pursuit began. When the officer was chasing the suspect, the suspect threw a handgun. Police were able to retrieve the weapon and the suspect was taken into custody.
Police identify the suspect as 23-year-old Kenneth Jones Jr.
The victim was uninjured.
It is unknown if these two crimes are connected.
If you have any information on either of these robberies please contact Dayton Police or Crime Stoppers at (937) 222-7867.
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