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Ohio police mapping gunfire incidents online

Mapping crime may help break pattern of violence in Dayton


By Andy Sedlak
Dayton Daily News

DAYTON — The recent rash of gunfire plaguing neighborhoods in West Dayton has roots stemming from varying circumstances that range from gang-related violence to domestic disturbances, according to police officials, who have been utilizing crime maps for several years to track common threads and patterns among incidents.

"You have to look at each individual case to see if there are similarities — that's what's going to help you interrupt a pattern," said Maj. Matt Carper, of the West Patrol Operations Division. "In these (recent) cases, these are relationships or acquaintances.

"One was a stolen lottery ticket that turned into an aggravated robbery," he added.

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