NewsOhio News


Authorities identify 9 killed in Dayton mass shooting

Nine Killed, 27 Wounded In Mass Shooting In Dayton, Ohio
Posted at 2:05 PM, Aug 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-04 15:20:46-04

DAYTON, Ohio — Authorities have identified the nine victims who were killed in the early morning shooting in Dayton's Historic Oregon District Sunday.

The victims have been identified as:
Lois Oglesby, 27
Megan Betts, 22
Saeed Saleh, 38
Derrick Fudge, 57
Logan Turner, 30
Nicholas Cumer, 25
Thomas McNichols, 25
Beatrice Warren-Curtis, 36
Monica Brickhouse, 39

Megan Betts, one of the victims, was identified as the sister of the shooter, who has been identified as 24-year-old Connor Stephen Betts.

Officers are investigating Connor Bett’s home in Bellbrook but have not announced the alleged shooter's motive.

RELATED: Dayton, Ohio shooting: 9 dead and 27 injured, suspect identified

The shooting took place in an area known as the Oregon District, which is home to a number of nightclubs, art galleries and restaurants. The shooting location was outside of a nightclub known as "Ned Peppers."

The attack comes a little over 12 hours after a mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas shopping center killed 20 people and left 26 injured.

RELATED:The El Paso shooting is being treated as a case of 'domestic terrorism,' US attorney says