Man shot in the leg, suspects drove off

(WDTN Photo/Mike Burianek)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Police are investigating a shooting on Illinois Avenue in Dayton.

(WDTN Photo/Mike Burianek)
(WDTN Photo/Mike Burianek)

The incident happened around 3:00 p.m. Tuesday in the alley of the 300 block of Illinois Avenue.

Police tell 2 NEWS a man was walking out of the back gate of his house when a white Dodge Charger pulled up with three men inside. The victim said that’s when he was shot in the leg and the car sped away.

The victim told officers he knew one of the men in the car. He was taken to Miami Valley Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The case remains under investigation. 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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