At least 9 dead, 16 injured in mass shooting in downtown Dayton, Ohio


UPDATE – 5:58 am: At least nine people are dead and more than a dozen wounded after someone opened fire in downtown Dayton, Ohio, according to police.

In addition, the suspected shooter was shot and killed by responding officers. Police said they are only aware of one shooter.

Authorities responded quickly to the shooting, first reported at 1 a.m., and said police are regularly present in the crowded district popular with tourists and locals.

Miami Valley Hospital spokesperson Terrea Little told ABC News that they have received 16 victims from the shooting in the Oregon District. She did not provide further information on their injuries.

Dayton police confirmed at least 16 injured people in area hospitals. – READ MORE

DAYTON — UPDATE @ 2:24 a.m.:

Police scanner traffic has indicated that there may be as many as 7 dead, and police are searching for a second possible shooter that may have left the area in a dark-colored Jeep.

UPDATE @ 2:12 a.m.:

Police and medic scanner traffic indicate that a triage area has been established in the Oregon District, and police are checking the bars in the area for any additional shooting victims.

Medics are reporting critical patients in the area.

Initial reports also indicate that medics are directing “walking wounded” to Grandview and Kettering hospitals.

Police are responding to a report of an active shooter in the area of East 5th Street in the Oregon District in Dayton, Ohio..

Initial reports indicate multiple people shot, and medics are responding to the area.

Reports also indicate that a shooter is down.

This story is breaking and developing.


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