UPDATE: Police say shots fired at scene of deadly Dayton crash

Police investigate a fatal crash on McArthur Avenue near Germantown Street.

DAYTON (WDTN) – Police say shots were fired at the scene of a deadly crash in Dayton.

One person died and a man was taken to the hospital after the crash in the 900 block of McArthur Avenue near Germantown Road.

He has been identifed as 27-year-old Kainon K. Gardener from Dayton. He was reportedly ejected from the car in the crash.

Police responded to a call about the accident with shots fired around 12:20 a.m. on Thursday.

When officers arrived, they found and SUV that had run off the road and crashed. One person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the man driving that SUV got out of the vehicle and ran to a nearby house to ask for help. That man was later taken to Miami Valley Hospital where his condition is unknown at this time.

There were several evidence markers placed on the road near the accident scene that appeared to mark shell casings. Police also say they found a gun in the vehicle that crashed.

A crash reconstruction team is on the scene to determine the cause of the crash.

We have a crew on the scene and we’ll provide updates as they become available.

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