Shooting victim knocks on door for help

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A man who was shot late Wednesday night ran to a nearby home for help.

Dayton police say the man was shot around 10 p.m. somewhere in the area of Rockland Drive. The victim started banging on a woman’s door. She called 9-1-1.

When police arrived, they found the man on the porch with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to Miami Valley Hospital and police said his condition was stable.

Police are still trying to identify a suspect in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 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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