The victims of 2 weekend mass shootings include 1 gunman's sister, new parents, 5 Mexican citizens

Shoes left after mass shooting in Dayton
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Police in Dayton, Ohio, have identified the nine people killed early Sunday outside a popular bar, Ned Peppers, and profiles are emerging of the 20 confirmed casualties from the mass shooting 13 hours earlier at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas.

Police shot and killed the Dayton gunman, identified as 24-year-old Connor Betts, and one of his first victims was his 22-year-old sister, Megan Betts. Also killed in Dayton were Lois Oglesby, 27; Nicholas Cumer, 25; Thomas "Teejay" McNichols, 25; Beatrice Warren-Curtis, 36; Saeed Saleh, 38; Derrick Fudge, 57; Logan Turner, 30; and Monica Brickhouse, 39. Six of the victims were black, but "we have no evidence to suggest that there's a bias motive to this crime," said Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl. But police, he added, are still trying to answer "the question that everyone wants to know: Why?”

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