Gunman’s Sister Among Nine Victims In Dayton, Ohio Mass Shooting This Weekend


The sister of the gunman who opened fire at a Dayton, Ohio, bar early Sunday morning is among the nine people who were killed in the attack.

The shooter has been identified as Connor Betts, a 24-year-old white male who lived in Dayton, Ohio officials said at a press conference Sunday afternoon. His sister, Megan, was among the nine victims in the shooting while another 27 were injured. Betts allegedly wore body armor and carried ammunition magazines when he attacked the Ned Peppers Bar. Police were nearby and were able to kill the shooter within about a minute, according to authorities.

Authorities released a full list of those were killed Sunday morning on their website:

  • Lois L. Oglesby, black female, 27
  • Megan K. Betts, white female, 22
  • Saeed Saleh, black male, 38
  • Derrick R. Fudge, black male, 57
  • Logan M. Turner, white male, 30
  • Nicholas P. Cumer white male, 25
  • Thomas J. McNichols, black male, 25
  • Beatrice N. Warren-Curtis, black female, 36
  • Monica E. Brickhouse, black female 39

Dayton police did not release information on a possible motive. 

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