Shooting victim shows up at MVH

Miami Valley Hospital (WDTN Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Dayton Police are investigating after a man showed up at Miami Valley Hospital with a gunshot wound.

Police were called to the hospital Saturday after 6 p.m.

When officers arrived, they spoke with 18-year-old Kaveon Amerson who stated that he had been shot.

The victim told police he was walking west on McCabe Avenue from Dearborn Avenue near the alley when he heard two men arguing followed by gunshots. Amerson told police that’s when he ran from the scene down an alley and realized he’d been shot.

The victim called his girlfriend to pick him up and take him to the hospital.

Amerson admitted he was in the area to buy drugs at the time the shooting happened.

No arrests have been made and the incident remains under investigation. If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 937-222-7867. 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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