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.
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.