Shooting leaves 9 dead, 16 injured in Ohio, gunman also dies

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Bodies are removed from at the scene of a mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. Several people in Ohio have been killed in the second mass shooting in the U.S. in less than 24 hours, and the suspected shooter is also deceased, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Police are investigating a mass shooting that left ten people dead in Dayton, Ohio’s Oregon District.

According to CBS station WHIOTV, 10 people are confirmed dead (including the shooter) and at least 16 have been wounded in the shooting near Ned Peppers Bar on East Fifth Street.

The Dayton Police Dept. tweeted at 3:14 a.m. “We are actively investigating an active shooter incident in the #OregonDistrict. Please avoid the area. More information to come.”

WHIO reports that police are trying to identify the suspect, who was shot to death by Dayton police officers and that they believe there was only the one suspect.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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