Police in Ohio say 9 people have been killed in a shooting at a bar in the city of Dayton. It happened at around 1 am local time.
At least 16 others have been brought to hospital with injuries. Dayton Police has confirmed that the shooter is now dead.
Dayton police tweeted that an active shooter situation began in the Oregon District at 1.22am local time, but that officers nearby were able to “put an end to it quickly”.
Police said at least 16 others were taken to local hospitals with injuries. The FBI is at the scene assisting in the investigation.
#OregonDistrict #update Lt. Col. Carper: at 1:22am active shooter situation began in oregon district. The shooter is deceased. There are 9 others also deceased. At least 16 others went to area hospitals with injuries.
— Dayton Police Dept. (@DaytonPolice) August 4, 2019