Victim identified in deadly Dayton shooting

Police investigate a fatal shooting on N. Upland Ave. in Dayton (Photo: Bear Everett)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — The Montgomery County Coroner has identified the man found dead inside a car in Dayton.

24-year-old Darius Hall from Dayton was pronounce dead early Tuesday morning.

Police responded to calls of a person shot just after 2 a.m. Tuesday near N. Upland Avenue and Fairbanks Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a car with several bullet holes.

Inside, officers found one man dead from at least one gunshot wound. That man was later identified as Hall.

Another man was wounded in the shooting, suffering at least one gunshot wound. He was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, where his condition is unknown.

Authorities say the shooting is being investigated as a homicide.

Police say the shooting may have happened somewhere else.

According to police, there were several calls to report shots fired in Dayton Monday night, but investigators don’t know if any of those calls are related to the scene and N. Upland and Fairbanks Avenues.

Authorities are asking for the public’s help to generate information about the shooting. People with information are asked to call Crimestoppers at 222-7867 (STOP).

Police haven’t released information about a possible suspect in connection with the shooting.

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