Third person in custody after Xenia shooting

Shooting investigation on W. Second St. in Xenia.

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A third person has been arrested in Dayton in connection with a Wednesday shooting in Xenia.

Police roped off an area in the 2300 block of Theodore Avenue in Dayton and were processing evidence Thursday afternoon.

The 3rd individual arrested is a juvenile according to Xenia Police.

18-year-old Nathaniel Gorman is in custody and is facing a charge of felonious assault. There is also a 17-year-old juvenile that is custody.

2 NEWS has learned police recovered a gun at the scene they believe to be the one used in the shooting Wednesday.

READ MORE: 2 in custody, one at large after Xenia shooting

Police also say they believe the gun had been stolen from a car earlier Wednesday.

Police said Wednesday a man heard people breaking into his car around 3:40 a.m. in the 1600 block of W. Second Street in Xenia. The man told police his dogs started barking, alerting him to the break-in.

The man confronted three people trying to break into his car. The suspects ran away and fired shots at the man, hitting him in the leg.

The man was taken to Miami Valley Hospital for treatment and has been released. 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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