Victim ID’d following deadly car shooting in Dayton

Police investigate a fatal shooting on Hoover Avenue in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A man is dead after being shot inside a car in Dayton.

The shooting happened around 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday night in the 5600 block of Hoover Avenue.

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office confirms Elroy Facey, 41, of Dayton, as the victim in the shooting.

Police say Elroy was in the passenger seat of a car parked in front of the Summit Square Apartments when someone opened the passenger door and fired several shots.

Elroy was hit in the abdomen. He was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, where he later died.

A woman in the driver’s seat of the car was able to get out and run away. She was not hurt.

Police say the suspect is a man who was wearing all black, as well as a mask to cover his face.

The shooting remains under investigation.

The Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy Thursday morning. 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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