Update — 3 p.m. ET: In a press conference Monday afternoon, the Dayton Police Department identified the suspected shooter as Neil Moore, 59, a retired employee of the housekeeping department at the Veterans Affairs medical center where the shooting allegedly took place.
According to Dayton Police Department Chief Richard Biehl, Moore fired a single shot striking VA employee Paul Burnside in the ankle as they struggled over the weapon. The shooting took place in a break room in the basement of the facility, according to police.
Burnside, 61, suffered a non-life threatening wound in the ankle, and is currently recuperating at the VA hospital, according the facility’s CEO Glen Costie.
Following the incident, Moore, the suspect, allegedly travelled across town to the Good Samaritan Hospital to seek psychiatric treatment before he was taken into custody by police. Moore did not resist arrest, according to police.
Police said they have no reason to believe there are additional shooters or victims at this time.
Tim Ferguson, a special agent for the FBI, said the weapon used in the shooting was found loaded in a vehicle owned by the suspect.
Police arrested a man suspected of shooting and injuring at least one person at a Veterans Affairs center in Dayton, Ohio early Monday afternoon, WDTN-TV, a local news outlet reported.
The conditions and names of the victim and alleged shooter were not immediately released.
According to WDTN, the suspect was surrounded at his residence in a nearby neighborhood. After he was arrested he was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital for unknown reasons.
Police have scheduled a 2:00 p.m. news conference to release more details.
See how the incident unfolded live below:
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