2019 Dayton shooting
The 2019 Dayton shooting was a mass shooting carried out in Dayton, Ohio, United States, on August 4, 2019. Ten people were killed, including the perpetrator, and 27 others were injured. Fourteen of the injured were shot by the gunman, who was killed by police within 32 seconds of the first shots.
- It’s problematic. It is fundamentally problematic to have that level of weaponry in a civilian environment, unregulated. It is problematic. It was modified in essence to function as a rifle, and to avoid any legal prohibitions.
- Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl, August 5, 2019 (Yan, Holly; Johnston, Chuck; Sandoval, Polo (August 5, 2019). "The Dayton gunman killed 9 people by firing 41 shots in 30 seconds. A high-capacity rifle helped enable that speed". CNN. ; Chappell, Bill (August 8, 2019). "The Pistol That Looks Like A Rifle: The Dayton Shooter's Gun". NPR. ; Schapiro, Rich; Blankstein, Andrew; Lehren, Andrew W. (August 6, 2019). "Gunmaker marketed Dayton shooter's weapon as an 'orchestra of metal and hellfire'". NBC News. ; Knight, Cameron (August 5, 2019). "Dayton shooter used a modified gun that may have exploited a legal loophole". Cincinnati Enquirer. USA Today. )