MIAMISBURG, Ohio (WDTN) – An armed robbery suspect is in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after he was shot by police in Miamisburg Tuesday.
Police say investigators from Dearborn County, Indiana contacted law enforcement in Dayton about a man they believed was involved in an armed robbery in Indiana.
Officials tracked the man to the Red Roof Inn on Byers Road near State Route 725 Tuesday evening.
Police say they were working on a plan to take the man into custody when he unexpectedly walked out of his room.
According to authorities, when he saw officers, he started running.
Police say they opened fire when the man pulled out a gun and pointed it at officers.
Police describe the suspect as a 38-year-old man from Dayton. They say at this time, they are not releasing his name.
Officials say this is an ongoing investigation.