DAYTON, Ohio— Police say a detective was on life support after being shot and critically injured at a house in Ohio while serving a drug-related warrant.
Dayton police Chief Richard Biehl said Tuesday that Jorge DelRio was shot twice in the face Monday while working with a Drug Enforcement Administration task force.
Thank you for all the kind words and support. There had been no change in Det. DelRio's condition from this afternoon. https://t.co/0mmM0Obbjo
— Dayton Police Dept. (@DaytonPolice) November 6, 2019
Authorities say detectives knocked and announced themselves as law enforcement officers before entering the house. Police say DelRio was shot as task force members went into a basement.
No one else was injured.
Federal authorities say one man has been charged with assaulting an officer with a deadly weapon and two other men are charged with conspiring to distribute drugs including fentanyl.