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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A child is in critical condition after a shooting in Dayton Wednesday night.
Montgomery County Regional Dispatch said the incident was reported at the 700 block of Goodlow Avenue. Police arrived at the scene just after 7 p.m. and found a child shot.
The child was taken to Dayton Children’s Hospital. Police said the toddler is in critical condition as of Thursday afternoon.
It’s not clear what led up to the shooting or if there are any suspects. Police released a statement urging parents to practice gun safety.
“We as a department want to remind parents that there is a lot of information available online regarding gun safety at home. Small acts such as separating ammunition from the firearm and utilizing gun locks or safes can go a long way to keep everyone in the family safe.”
The incident is under investigation by Dayton police’s homicide unit.
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