Dayton police search for shooter after man shot in leg

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Police are searching through a Dayton neighborhood after they say a man was shot in the leg.

Dayton police were dispatched to the 100 block of Elwood Avenue around 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Officers said the victim was a 45-year-old man from Trotwood.

Police said the shooter may have taken off from the scene.

Officers were seen searching the area during the investigation.

Dispatchers said officers are looking for a black Chrysler which they believe the shooter may used to get away.

The victim was taken to Miami Valley Hospital and is expected to recover. 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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