Dayton Police: Shooting victim believed to be suspect in break-in


Police investigate a robbery and shooting on S. Philadelphia Drive in Dayton on Friday, September 18, 2020. (Courtesy: Chris Smith/WDTN)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Dayton Police say a shooting victim is believed to be the suspect in a break-in on S. Philadelphia Street.

Authorities say officers went to E. Third Street and S. Philadelphia Street on reports of a burglary in progress and possible shots fired just after 9 a.m. Friday.

When officers arrived, they found a man in his 30s shot in the chest and lying in the parking lot of a gas station.

The man was taken to a local hospital. Authorities say he’s listed as stable.

Officers then went to a location on S. Philadelphia Street and found forced entry into a building.

Police say there are no other suspects at this time.

Anyone with information about the break-in or shooting is asked to call Dayton Police.

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