DAYTON, Ohio — A Dayton police officer suffered a wound to the side of his head Tuesday evening after being struck by gunfire. The officer was able to return fire, striking the suspect multiple times.
The identity of the officer was undisclosed, but he is reportedly in stable condition at a local hospital, said Matt Carper, interim director and chief of the Dayton Police Department during a Tuesday night press conference, Dayton Daily News reported.
The unnamed shooting suspect is in critical condition at Miami Valley Hospital.
#Investigation We are currently investigating an officer involved shooting in the area of Ingram St.
One officer and one suspect were injured.
We will release additional information when it becomes available.
— Dayton Police Dept. (@DaytonPolice) September 22, 2021