Police confirmed that at least 9 were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting in downtown Dayton, Ohio that came less than 12 hours after the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.

The shooter was also confirmed dead.

The incident began at about 1 a.m. on Sunday when police were called to deal with an “active shooter” on East 5th Street in the Oregon District.

Police and emergency services are deployed at the scene.