Bodycam footage shows police responding to active shooter call at Beavercreek Walmart.
No officers fired shots at the scene. The four people who were injured in the shooting were shoppers, according to police.
City of Beavercreek Police Department Press Release
The Beavercreek Police Department dispatch center received the first 911 call of a male who walked into Walmart with a Hi-Point .45-caliber carbine long gun on November 20, 2023, at 8:36 p.m. As the dispatcher was gathering information, the caller stated the man, later identified as 20-year-old Benjamin Charles Jones, of Dayton, Ohio, began shooting.
Officers were dispatched within one minute and the first two officers arrived on scene at 8:39 p.m. Beavercreek Police officers heard a gunshot and advanced toward the threat, locating the shooter who was on the ground with a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 8:42 p.m. No responding police officers discharged their firearms.
The gunman shot and injured four adult victims, three females and one male. As of 2 p.m. Tuesday, three victims were listed in stable condition. One victim remained in critical, yet stable condition.
Medics with the Beavercreek Township Fire Department were staged at 8:39 p.m. and arrived on scene at 8:43 p.m., with transports to local hospitals occurring minutes later. During this time, officers with the Beavercreek Police Department, along with the assistance of several local agencies, continued to clear the building and secured the scene at 9:14 p.m.
Along with assistance from local law enforcement partners, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; and FBI responded to assist with evidence collection, which is ongoing.
The FBI is requesting any information regarding Jones. To leave a tip, call 1-800-CALL-FBI or visit tips.fbi.gov.