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Nine killed and 16 injured in Dayton bar shooting

the second mass killing in the US in a matter of hours

Police in Dayton, Ohio say that nine people were killed in a shooting incident at a bar called Ned Peppers in the Oregon district of the city, the shooter was also killed.

The Dayton shooting took place around 1 a.m. outside on East 5th Street in the city’s Oregon district, a popular downtown area, Dayton Deputy Director and Assistant Chief of the 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, but Carper said the subject fired a “long gun” with multiple rounds.

No officers were injured in the confrontation, Carper said.

This story is developing and will be updated as information is confirmed.