Nine white doves were released at a vigil to honor the nine adults killed by a gunman in a popular entertainment district in Dayton, Ohio.
Hundreds of people, mostly young adults, gathered Sunday evening at the scene in Dayton’s Oregon District. They sang “Amazing Grace” and erupted in cheers at the mention of emergency responders who had rushed to the scene.
Cyndi Johnson, who lives nearby, says the Oregon District is an area people visit to celebrate bridal showers and 21st birthdays. She says it’s not scary, and she doesn’t want it known that way.
Police say the shooter, 24-year-old Connor Betts, opened