Man shot in the back on Cherry Drive

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Dayton Police are investigating after a man was shot.

The shooting happened just before 2 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of Cherry Drive near Rugby Road.

Police said the victim was shot in the back by a group of men.

The suspects fled the scene down an alley.

The victim was rushed to Miami Valley Hospital. Officers said they believe he will recover.

No arrests have been made.

Officers are still investigating.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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