Gunfire erupts at Dayton bar

WDTN Photo/Jarod Thrush

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Police are investigating after shots were fired at a Dayton bar.

It happened at the 19th Hole bar located at 2027 Nicholas Road after 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

When officers arrived, they found the victim in the bathroom bleeding with heavy bruising to his face.

The victim told police he knew his assailant; he said the man didn’t like that he was friends with the man’s wife. He said the suspect came up to him, threatened to kill him, pulled out a small black pistol and loaded it. The victim said the suspect hit him in the face with the pistol. When the victim ran towards the dance floor, the suspect fired two shots at him.

The victim was not struck by the bullets.

The suspect fled the scene before police arrived.

The victim told police he was going to drive himself to the hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Police gathered evidence from the scene. Officers 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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