Man Shot By Deputies Near Dayton
(AP) — A sheriff says a man killed in a shooting by deputies had pointed a gun at them as they responded to a vehicle crash near Dayton.
The Montgomery County sheriff's office says a 911 caller reported around 12:45 a.m. Thursday that a maroon car had crashed into another vehicle off of a Harrison Township road.
Sheriff Phil Plummer says deputies saw a man pointing a gun at them through the window of the maroon car. Plummer says 34-year-old Dontae Martin didn't obey repeated orders to drop his weapon. Plummer says the deputies broke the window and fired multiple shots when Martin still pointed the gun at them. Plummer says Martin died at a hospital.
The deputies are on leave while the investigation continues.