Dayton man facing felonious assault charge for allegedly shooting his son

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A man was taken into custody Thursday night after allegedly shooting his son.

Regional dispatch confirmed with 2 NEWS that it happened just after 10 p.m. in the 900 block of Gard Avenue, near Weaver Street.

In a 911 call, a man told authorities he shot his son. He told dispatchers his son was lying on the porch after being shot.

Medics took the man’s 39-year-old son to Miami Valley Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He’s listed in critical condition.

Detectives took the father into custody and interviewed him about the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Jail records show the suspect, who 2 NEWS will not name until he is officially charged, is being held in the Montgomery County Jail on a felonious assault charge.

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