Oregon District Shooting: Scanner traffic from police

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Audio from Dayton police scanners during the Oregon District shooting.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Emergency dispatch traffic from officers the moments gunfire erupted in the Oregon District Sunday morning captured the quick action of Dayton police.

“Active shooter downtown,” one officer shouted as gunfire can be heard in the background.  “Multiple shots fired. Multiple shots fired.”

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The Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center issued a county-wide call for extra officers to respond to the Oregon District.

In less than two minutes, police reported the suspected shooter as being down.

“We’ve got shots fired. We’ve got multiple people down. We’re going to need multiple medics,” an officer said over police radio.  “We think there’s one shooter. He is down.”

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