Nine people were killed in Dayton, Ohio early Sunday and at least 26 others injured in a mass shooting hours after another incident in El Paso, Texas claimed the lives of 20 victims.

Dayton police said that the shooting occurred at 1:00 a.m. in the city’s historic Oregon District. WHIO in Dayton reported that it happened near a bar on East Fifth Street.


Officials said the shooter, who has not been identified, was killed by officers, The Associated Press noted, adding that that police do not have a motive.

Mayor Nan Whaley (D) told reporters that the shooter was wearing body armor and had extra magazines.

Whaley said the shooter was “neutralized” in “less than one minute.”

The police department tweeted that officers were “in the immediate vicinity” and were able to “put an end” to the incident “quickly.”

The department also described the investigation and crime scene as “large.”

“This is extremely unusual, obviously, for any community, let alone Dayton,” Lt. Col. Matt Carper told reporters, according to the AP. “In our Oregon District, this is unheard of.”

Dayton police added that the FBI is assisting with the investigation.

On Saturday, at least 20 people were killed and 26 more injured in another mass shooting at a Walmart near a mall in El Paso.

One person — said to be an 18-year-old man — was taken into custody.

A manifesto obtained by The Hill that reportedly posted online by the shooter was filled with racist and hate-filled speech about the rate of immigration in America and Texas, and linked such issues to elites in both the Democratic and Republican parties.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump’s greatest allies for a 2020 win: AOC and ‘The Squad’ Trump defends position on trade after threat of new China tariffs Man punched outside Trump rally: ‘If anything, it’ll increase’ my activism MORE in a tweet early Sunday said the El Paso shooting was an act of “cowardice.”

Three people were killed in a shooting one week ago at a popular garlic festival in Gilroy, Calif.

This developing report was last updated at 7:44 a.m. 

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