Coroner identifies 17-year-old found dead after Rockford Avenue shooting

Miami Valley News

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Montgomery County Coroner has identified the 17-year-old found dead after police were called to a shooting on Rockford Avenue.

JaJuan Olden, of Dayton, was pronounced dead Monday, July 26, following an incident on Rockford Avenue. Police are investigating his death as a homicide after officers discovered him following a reported shooting.

Lt. Matt Beavers of the Dayton Police Department said the initial call was for a shooting but the details provided were vague. When officers arrived on the scene, they said several people were inside the home.

Shortly after arrival, officers discovered Olden’s body.

Dayton Police said a Signal 99 call was issued and later dropped after an altercation between an officer and someone at the scene. The officer sustained minor injuries.

The coroner has not determined the cause and manner of Olden’s death at this time.

WDTN is working to learn more on this breaking news and will update this developing story as we receive more information.

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