Man threatens to shoot women and children

WDTN Photo/Jarod Thrush
WDTN Photo/Jarod Thrush

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Dayton Police are on the lookout for a man who threatened two women and children outside of a Dollar General store.

According to the victims, they were walking their Old English Bull Dog near the Dollar General at 445 Salem Avenue Friday after 7 p.m. when a man yelled at them and began to follow them.

The victims said the suspect showed a gun and stated, “I’ll put two in your chest and one in each of your kid’s skulls.”

One of the women ran into the Dollar General store for help. When an employee came outside and said she was going to call police, the suspect ran behind the Rally’s on Salem Avenue.

Dayton Police are still investigating. 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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