DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A 17-year-old is in critical condition after a shooting in Dayton Wednesday afternoon.
Dayton police told 2 NEWS crews on scene that the victim was shot in the chest area. Later at a briefing for an officer involved shooting. Lt. Colonel Matt Carper confirmed the victim was in critical condition.
Montgomery County Regional Dispatch said the shooting was reported at 12:10 p.m. It is unclear where exactly the shooting took place. However, police are on scene at both Catalpa Drive and Kumler Avenue.
According to 2 NEWS crews on scene, the mother of the victim hit another car head-on while driving to the hospital.
Two people in the other car were taken to the hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time.
The suspect of the shooting was believed to be at a home on Lexington Avenue. Detectives went to investigate and ultimately shot a man multiple times in the legs after he would not comply with demands to put a gun down. Police could not confirm whether this was the suspect.
2 NEWS is working to learn more information on the shooting,