Nine People Killed In Dayton Nightclub, Less Than 24 Hours After El Paso Mass Shooting

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Nine People Killed In Dayton Nightclub, Less Than 24 Hours After El Paso Mass Shooting

Police say the shooting starts just before 1:30 Sunday morning.

DAYTON, Ohio. -- Nine people are dead after a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio.  Assistant Police Chief Matt Carper gave a press conference this morning and says the shooter has been killed.

"The shooter is deseased from gunshot wounds from the responding officers," Carper said.

Miami Valley Hospital communications department Terrea Little said the hospital received 16 victims from the Dayton shooting. She would not characterize the injuries.

Elizabeth Long, spokeswoman at Kettering Health Network, which operates several Dayton area hospitals including Kettering Medical Center and Grandview Medical Center tells CNN that they are treating multiple victims in the ER from the shooting. She was not able to give specific numbers or specific hospital name of where patients are being treated.

Dayton Police previously said via Twitter that were "investigating an active shooter incident" in the city's Oregon District.

The shooting happened less than 24 hours after 20 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas.

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