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Ohio shooting: 10 killed, 16 injured as gunman opens fire outside bar

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 04 August 2019, 02:51 PM
The attack comes in less than 24 hours when a lone gunman in El Paso, Texas, shot dead 20 people
The attack comes in less than 24 hours when a lone gunman in El Paso, Texas, shot dead 20 people

At least 10 people have been killed after a gunman opened fire outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio in Sunday. The attack comes in less than 24 hours when a lone gunman in El Paso, Texas, shot dead 20 people. On its Twitter account, the department said the active shooter situation began in the Oregon district at 1.22am, but that officers "in the immediate vicinity" were able to "put an end to it quickly". 

There are nine others also deceased. At least 16 others went to area hospitals with injuries," the police department said on Twitter.

Assistant police chief Matt Carper told reporters the unidentified suspect, who had a long gun and fired multiple rounds, had been shot dead by officers. He added: "There is one shooter we are aware of. We are working to identify him to see what his motivation was.

"The FBI are on the scene assisting but we are leading the investigation."

First Published: Sunday, August 04, 2019 02:24 PM

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