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Yellow Springs Police respond to active shooter in village

At about 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, Yellow Springs Police sent out an emergency alert to homes in the northern end of the village advising that a shooting had taken place between the 200 and 300 blocks of North High Street. The message also advised residents in the 200 block of Stafford Street to vacate their homes.

According to Yellow Springs Police dispatchers, following an assault in that area around 10:45 p.m., an active shooter had holed himself up in a home on North High Street.

As of 1:26 a.m. police were still “trying to acquire the shooter,” who remains holed up in his North High Street home, according to Police Dispatcher Chris Collins.

Updates on the incident are forthcoming.

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2 Responses to “Yellow Springs Police respond to active shooter in village”

  1. Amy Magnus says:

    The situation resolved at 4:30am. The police have reopened Dayton St and Fairfield Rd. North High Street remains closed for the investigation.

  2. McQuaidJacob says:

    I saw quite a few ambulances coming from Fairborn, hopefully that isn’t a bad sign.

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