Man shot in the back says he doesn’t know why

Dayton shooting on Neal Avenue. (WDTN Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Dayton man tells police he does not know why someone would have shot him in the back.

Officers were called to an apartment building at 905 Neal Avenue just after 8:30 p.m. Investigators say a man was walking up the steps when someone shot him in the back.

Police say there is at least one suspect who fled the scene on foot.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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