Search continues for person of interest after shooting at Miami Twp. hotel

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MIAMI TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – The search for a person of interest continues after a shooting outside a Miami Township hotel.

Just before 1:30 pm on Wednesday, Miami Township police responded to the front parking lot of Double Tree Guest Suites, located at 300 Prestige Place, for reports of a shooting.

Upon their arrival, emergency crews found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was treated at the scene and taken to Kettering Medical Center, where at last report, he was in surgery.

Police were informed of a vehicle believed to be the suspect’s located on I-75 northbound from SR-725. Officers tried to stop the pickup truck as it exited onto Dryden Road, but the driver continued on before crashing at Nicholas Road in Dayton.

One occupant was immediately apprehended, while a second escaped.

The search for that person is ongoing.

We’re told that schools and businesses in the area were temporarily on lock down.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Siney at 937-531-4061 or 937-608-1061.

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