He claimed, "There's a great appetite, and I mean a very strong appetite, for background checks. I will never know", Adelia Johnson wrote in a 2,200-word recounting of the relationship she sent to reporters and posted online. "I'm looking to do background checks".
In El Paso, Texas, the site of another mass shooting over the weekend, authorities said on Tuesday that the suspect had been apprehended in a auto, got out with hands raised and surrendered to an officer. Gun control! When do we want it? Other states have similar regulations, which are sometimes called 'red flag laws.' DeWine said that such laws cannot only protect the public from shootings, but also aid those who may be suicidal.
For Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, however, these comments were just "unhelpful".
Dane Thomas was the manager on duty at Ned Peppers bar and grill in Dayton's OR entertainment district Sunday when a man armed with an AR-15 style gun killed nine people.
At a news conference later in the day Tuesday, Whaley mentioned the president's visit again.
"They are disgraceful politicians, doing nothing but politicizing a mass shooting, at every turn they can", Scavino said.
"I said, 'Mr. President, respectfully, the most important thing you can do for these police officers is to take these assault weapons off the streets, '" Brown said. The president also said video games are a contributing factor to mass shootings, a talking-point that has been debunked.
"The Betts family is cooperating with law enforcement in their investigation into this tragedy".
Betts had no apparent criminal record as an adult, though if he had been charged as a juvenile that would typically be sealed under state law.
Drew Gainey was among those who went on social media Sunday to say red flags were raised about Betts' behavior years ago. "Let us come together not be remembered for this tragic event but rather. let us be remembered for how we all come together as a community to love and support each other in this time of our great need".
Connor Betts sought information about violence and was exploring "violent ideologies" before opening fire on a crowd in the Oregon District Sunday morning, according to Special Agent Todd Wickerham, head of the FBI's Cincinnati field office.
The gunman who killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio, had expressed a desire to commit a mass shooting and showed an interest in violent ideology, investigators said Tuesday as the FBI announced it is opening an investigation.
The account also retweets messages in support of Democratic presidential candidates Sens.
Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke, who represented El Paso and who's family still lives there, said Trump has "no place" there.
A survivor of last weekend's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, says his 15-year-old nephew was fatally shot as they tried taking cover.
(Albert Cesare/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP) Bodies are removed from at the scene of a mass shooting August 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. At least thirty-one people are dead.
"It's baffling and terrible that somebody who's been talking for 10 years about wanting to shoot people could easily, so easily, get access to a military grade weapon and that much ammo", said Hannah Shows, a former high classmate who remembered seeing Betts look at people and imitate shooting at them. She's a reporter with The Trace, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to covering gun-related news.