Police: Suspect, 9 others dead, 16 injured in Dayton, OH mass shooting


DAYTON, OH (WDTN) – UPDATE: Ten people are dead, including a suspect, in a mass shooting in the Oregon District in downtown Dayton early Sunday morning.

The shooting happened just after 1 am outside of Ned Peppers in the 400 block of East Fifth St. 16 people were injured and taken to area hospitals in unknown conditions.

According to a Kettering Medical Center spokesperson, 13 victims are being treated at Kettering Hospitals, nine of those are at Grandview Medical Center. Most of the victims suffered gunshot wounds to the lower body. Two people have been treated and released.

Dayton Police spoke to reporters early Sunday morning. The suspect was shot by police and is dead. According to police, the suspect used a long-gun in the incident.

DPD officers were already in the area when the incident began.

Police are still working to identify the suspect and do not have any information about what the motive may have been.

Police say 10 people are dead including the suspect. 16 people were injured in the incident and taken to hospitals.

A reunification center has been opened at the Dayton Convention Center, located at 22 E. Fifth St., where families can get information and reconnect with loved ones.

A dedicated phone line has been established for anyone with information about the incident or to get information. That number is 937-225-6217.

The FBI is also on the scene assisting with the investigation.

2 NEWS has several crews at the scene and will provide updates when more information is available.


Nine people are dead after a shooting early this morning in Dayton Ohio.

Police just wrapped up a press conference, confirming the suspect has been shot and killed.

Dayton Police posted on Twitter just after 3 a.m. Sunday that they are investigating an active shooter incident.

A witness tells 2 NEWS they heard 20-30 shots in the Oregon District on E. Fifth Street around 1 a.m. Sunday. The witness says they later saw at least five bodies under white sheets lying in the streets.

We’ll continue to bring updates when they are made available.

According to a tweet from the Dayton Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is on the scene as well.

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