Rep. Turner details daughter’s flight from Oregon District mass shooting

Rep. Turner details daughter’s flight from Oregon District mass shooting
Police in Dayton, Ohio, responded to reports of an active shooter early Sunday. (WHIO.com)

The mass shooting early this morning in Dayton had a personal impact for U.S. Representative Mike Turner, who detailed in tweets how his daughter and a family friend were present in the Oregon District, just walking into the Tumbleweed Connection, when shooting began.

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The Tumbleweed Connection is across the street from Ned Peppers Bar, where witnesses described the shooter attempting to enter the bar.

Rep. Turner’s daughter and family friend were able to escape from the area.

Dayton police have opened the Dayton Convention Center at 22 E. Fifth St., as a place for friends and family of people in the area of the shooting to get information, as well as three hotline numbers at 937-333-8431, 937-333-8421, and 937-333-8428.