Nine people are reported dead after a shooting in Dayton, Ohio early this morning, at a local bar. Police responded in under a minute, prompting the mayor to praise their efforts.
The Dayton shooting took place around 1 a.m. on East 5th Street in the city’s Oregon District, a popular downtown area, Dayton Deputy Director and Assistant Chief of Police Lt. Col. Matt Carper told reporters early Sunday morning.
The suspect, who was shot and killed by responding officers, has not yet been identified. Carper said the shooter fired multiple rounds from a “long gun.” The shooting happened as the suspect was making his way toward a bar called Ned Peppers, Montgomery County Emergency Services spokeswoman Deb Decker said.
The shooter wore body armor, Decker said.-cnn
No officers were injured in the confrontation, Carper said.
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