Dayton shooting: Faces of victims cruelly murdered by Connor Betts in Ohio massacre
The victims of the second mass shooting to take place in the US on a single day have been pictured following their tragic deaths.
On Saturday nine people lost their lives in Dayton, Ohio after Connor Betts began firing on crowds outside a popular bar.
Roughly a minute later police officers shot and killed the 24-year-old.
Below are the victims that were named on Sunday afternoon.
Megan Betts was killed by her brother Connor (Image: Facebook)
Alongside the gunman was his sister Megan, who was due to start her senior year at Wright State University's Department of Biological Sciences before her brother killed her.
She had also worked at the Missoula Smokejumper Visitor Center in Missoula.
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The pair are the only two children of Stephen and Moira Betts of Bellbrook, Ohio, around 15 miles from downtown Dayton.
Lois Oglesby was gunned down on Saturday evening (Image: Marlene Tillman)
Also among the dead was Lois Oglesby, a 27-year-old mother of two.
Her close friend Derasha Merrett heard about the tragic death at 3am on Sunday morning when a friend called and said: "Lois got shot and she's dead."
The nursing student had just returned to her day job at a nursery from maternity leave when she lost her life.
She was a wonderful mother, a wonderful person," Derasha told ajc.com.
"I have cried so much, I can’t cry anymore.”
Derrick Fudge was also killed (Image: Facebook)
Less is currently known about Derrick Fudge, 57-year-old who was also killed.
Listed as single on his Facebook page, Derrick graduated from the South High School in Springfield, Ohio in 1978.
Nicholas Cumer was in Dayton completing an internship (Image: Facebook)
Nicholas Curner, who was five years Logan's junior, was also brought down in the shower of bullets.
A graduate student in the master of cancer care program at Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania, Cumer was in Dayton as part of an internship with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.
"Nicholas was dedicated to caring for others," university president Malachi Van Tassell said.
"He was recognized at the 2019 Community Engagement Awards among students who had completed 100+ hours of service. In addition he was a graduate assistant with the university marching band.
"We join the nation in mourning Nicholas, along side all of the victims of this tragedy.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with their family and friends during this most difficult time.
"A Mass in Nicholas' memory will be arranged on campus this week, and we will share other arrangements as we learn of them."
Tragically dying by one another's sides were Beatrice Warren-Curtis and Monica Brickhouse, two close friends.
He died near Logan Turner, a 30-year-old who worked as a machinist
Tributes for Logan were led by Ryan Wilhite, his coach when he played on the Springboro high school football team.
Heart is broken for Springboro alum Logan Turner, who was killed in the senseless tragedy last night in Dayton. Such a great young man lost too soon. Praying for comfort and healing for his family and all of his teammates who loved him so much. Rest easy 78.#daytonstrong
Beatrice Warren-Curtis and Monica Brickhouse
Nicole Curtis died alongside her close friend Monica (Image: Facebook)
Thirty six-year-old Beatrice, who went by the name Nicole, wrote in a short intro on her Facebook page: "Living life as He has designed for me to do!
"Hate it or Love it I am who I am! Confident never cocky!"
Monica Blackhouse was praised by a friend in an emotional tribute (Image: Facebook)
Monica, 39, grew up in Spingfield, Ohio but later moved to Virginia Beach, Virginia, where she ran a event planning company called Two Good Girls.
She leaves behind a six-year-old son.
The two women's friend Brittany Hart posted a touching tribute to them both on Facebook on Sunday afternoon.
She wrote: "This just can’t be real. I just saw you both a month ago after my moms passing.
"Like you two have always done y’all checked in on my family and made your love for my family known. I am in shock!!!
"Monica Storey Brickhouse you were like another aunt to me! You and O’Nika were like the big sisters I always wanted to tag along with!
"Beatrice you always showed my mother so much love and respect! She and my family loved you both dearly!
"Both of you will be missed so much." '
TeeJay James was a "great father and brother" (Image: Facebook)
Thomas McNichols, who went by the name TeeJay, was also killed.His cousin Jevin Lamar told The New York Times that he loved to play kickball at family gathering.He was described as a "great father, a great brother - he was a protector."
Little is currently known about the other victim Saeed Saleh, 38.
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My view: Ban all guns and put an end to the violence and senseless killings.