Investigation underway after 4 shot in Dayton

Dayton police search for evidence after four people were shot on Oakridge Drive late Monday night. (WDTN Photo/Bear Everett)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton police found four people shot on Oakridge Avenue late Monday night.

It happened around 11:30 in the 1900 block of Oakridge.

Dayton police say three of the victims were found at one address, the other at a different location on the same street.

Witnesses say they saw the suspect lying in the bed of a black pickup truck. They say he started shooting again as the truck left the area.

All four victims were taken to Miami Valley Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene to launch their investigation. The initial investigation revealed the victims were at 1921 Oakridge Avenue when people in a black, older model pick up truck drove by and began shooting at them. Police say at least two people were in the truck.

“This does not appear to be a random act of violence,” Lt. Wendy Stivers said. “At this point, we believe the males were targeted.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 333-2677 or call Crimestoppers at 222-STOP (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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