Law enforcement officials in Dayton, Ohio, said Monday they’re still unsure why a gunman early Sunday morning, killing nine people and injuring more than a dozen others in less than a minute.
Investigators had recovered at least 41 shell casings from the scene of the massacre as of Monday morning, Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl told reporters. Aside from the nine people killed, at least 14 others sustained gunshot wounds in the attack, although that number could climb as hospitals report the extent of injuries, Biehl said.
The assailant has been identified as 24-year-old Connor Betts, whom authorities shot and killed after he opened fire. He was armed with a legally obtained weapon and was wearing a mask and bulletproof