Ohio’s Dayton Police Called Heroes – Responded within a Minute to Mass Shooting at Historic Oregon District

DAYTON, Ohio — The beautiful tree-lined, brick-paved streets of the Historic Oregon District were eerily quiet Sunday following a mass shooting outside Ned Peppers Bar on East 5th Street earlier that morning. Nine victims have been confirmed dead thus far and more than two dozen injured. Police, who were on the scene within one minute, shot and killed the suspect. Praise for their fast response is coming in from all around the city, and state including from the Oregon District itself.

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Commentary: Let’s Stop Blaming Law-Abiding Gun Owners

In the corner of the room near my desk are two .22-caliber rifles, a 20-gauge shotgun, and a BB gun. The single-shot .22 was my father’s when he was a boy, the six-shot .22 was the gift of a friend, and the shotgun was given me as a teenager and hasn’t had the trigger pulled in 50 years. The history of the BB gun is more of a mystery, but I suspect it’s the one I gave to my oldest son on his eleventh birthday.

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