Man Shot, Killed While Trying To Break Into Home He Was Shot In Once Before

The victim in the Wednesday morning shooting has been identified as DeBrandon Jurrod Dickerson, 22, of Detroit. He died from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s office.

UPDATE @ 11:49 a.m.

This isn’t the first time an alleged burglar was shot at this home.

In June 2013, the 43-year-old female homeowner shot one of two teenagers in the arm after they reportedly kicked in the back door of her home. Police arrested both teens in the incident.

We are working to confirm that it was the same homeowner as the woman who shot a burglar this morning at the house.

UPDATE @ 9:53 a.m.

The alleged burglar died as a result of a traumatic incident, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

The identity of the deceased has not been confirmed, according to the coroner’s office.

UPDATE @ 7:45 a.m.:

Police said a woman shot a man in self-defense after he entered her home on Richmond Avenue in Dayton Wednesday morning.

Officers and medics were dispatched to the 200 block of Richmond Avenue around 4:10 a.m. after a man was reported shot.

Dayton Police Homicide Division Supervisor Sgt. Richard Blommel said the woman inside the home first called police after hearing a man attempting to break into a second story window. Blommel said the man made entry through the window and confronted the woman before she shot him in self-defense.

After being shot, police said the man fled back out the same window and ran for about a block before collapsing in the 300 block of Richmond Avenue.

The man was transported to Miami Valley Hospital with at least one gunshot wound, but police would not release his condition or specify how many times he was shot.

Blommel said the woman is currently being questioned by police but charges against her are not expected.

You have a right to protect yourself if you fear for the safety of yourself and or your family,” Blommel said.

Police are not sure if there is any connection between the shooting victim and the woman. Blommel said it appears the man was unarmed when he broke into the home.

Dayton police continue to investigate the incident.

UPDATE @ 5:30 a.m.:

Homicide detectives have arrived at the scene of a shooting on Richmond Avenue in Dayton.

Police are actively investigating two scenes on Richmond Avenue. The victim was found in the 300 block, while evidence markers have been placed in the 200 block.

Officers have not released any information on the incident and the condition of the victim is unknown.


Police and medics have responded to a reported shooting in the 200 block of Richmond Avenue in Dayton Wednesday morning.

The incident was first reported around 4:10 a.m. where at least one person suffered a gunshot wound, but the condition of the victim is unknown.

We have a crew heading to the scene and will update this story when new information is available.


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