Dayton police tweeted: “We had officers in the immediate vicinity when this shooting began and were able to respond and put an end to it quickly.”
The shooting occurred at 1am local time. Police were called to Ned Peppers bar on East Fifth Street following reports of an active shooter. The bar posted an update on Instagram.
Footage posted to social media showed people running from the shooting and a police cordon being established at the scene.
Elizabeth Long, the spokesperson for Kettering Health Network, told CNN that local hospitals in Dayton were “treating multiple victims in the ER from the shooting”.
Dayton police said the FBI was on the scene and assisting with the investigation.
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