Gunman kills own sister, eight others in Ohio

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Megan Betts, the sister of a man who opened fire at a Dayton, Ohio, bar early Sunday morning is among the nine people killed in the attack.

The gunman who attacked a crowd of people outside Ned Peppers Bar has been identified as Connor Betts, a 24-year-old white male who lived in Dayton, Ohio officials said at a press conference Sunday afternoon.

His sister, Megan, was among the nine victims in the shooting while another 27 were injured.

Betts allegedly wore body armour and carried ammunition magazines when he attacked the bar.

Police were nearby and were able to stop the shooter, who is dead, within about a minute, according to authorities.

Authorities released a full list of those were killed Sunday morning on their website:

Lois L. Oglesby, black female, 27

Megan K. Betts, white female, 22

Saeed Saleh, black male, 38

Derrick R. Fudge, black male, 57

Logan M. Turner, white male, 30

Nicholas P. Cumer white male, 25

Thomas J. McNichols, black male, 25

Beatrice N. Warren-Curtis, black female, 36

Monica E. Brickhouse, black female 39

Dayton police did not immediately release information on a possible motive for the shooting which came less than 24 hours after another gunman killed 20 in Texas.