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Ohio shooter identified as 24 year old Connor Betts

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Police have identified the deceased suspect as 24 year old Connor Betts of Bellbrook, Ohio.

Nine people were killed and 27 others were injured when Betts opened fire in Dayton, Ohio. His weapon of choice was an assault-style rifle, a .223 caliber weapon with high capacity magazines. He wore body armor during the shooting.

Betts was killed by law enforcement at the scene. Sources say Betts’ sister, Megan Betts, 21, and an unidentified male “were found shot in a car” near the mass shooting scene. The male, believed to be her boyfriend, remains in the hospital.

Connor and Megan were the only two children of Stephen and Moira Betts of Bellbrook, Ohio.

According to locals, Betts was previous in trouble at 13 years old, when he was found with a “kill list” and a “rape list.” It is unknown at this time how the school handled the incident.

The victims have been by law enforcement identified as:

Lois L. Oglesby, 27

Saeed Saleh, 38

Derrick R. Fudge, 57

Logan Turner, 30

Nicholas P. Cumer, 25

Thomas J. McNichols, 25

Beatrice N. Warren-Curtis, 36

Monica E. Brickhouse, 39

Megan Betts, 21

According to a LinkedIn page in his name, Connor Betts was a crew member at Chipotle Mexican Grill starting in 2017 in Centerville, Ohio.

His motive remains unclear at this time.

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