RTA releases video of gun drawn onboard

RTA bus fight (Photo WDTN/Kris Sproles)
RTA bus fight (Photo WDTN/Kris Sproles)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A man is in police custody after an argument led to a gun being drawn.

The RTA released video of the incident to 2 NEWS.

No shots were fired during that argument, but police say one man could face weapons charges after pulling out a handgun on the bus.

The incident happened at the back of the bus that was pulled over on Jefferson and Second streets downtown just after noon Monday.

You can see in the video that the man in the red shirt and another man started arguing. Shortly after, the man in the red shirt pulled out a gun.

Everyone around them quickly scattered to the front of the bus. After the bus stopped, witnesses say the two men ran away.

“Just one in the back of the bus. The guy pulls his gun on him and asks what are you going to do?” “Kind of used to the violence, but that close kind of caught me off guard,” said Robert Lee, witness.

Police found the man who pulled out the gun. He was found in the Dayton Public Library on East Third Street with a head injury.

As of now, police are still looking for the other man involved in the fight.


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