In widely circulated photo, suspected Dayton mass killer shown in NC city with sister

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Cameron Betts, the alleged Dayton, Ohio, gunman in a picture with downtown Wilmington in the backdrop. (Source: CNN via Facebook)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – The man accused in a deadly mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio was apparently in downtown Wilmington two years ago.

A picture that’s appeared in multiple news articles shows Connor Betts, 24, and his sister with downtown Wilmington in the backdrop from a Facebook post in 2017.

Betts is accused of opening fire with a .223 caliber high-capacity rifle in a nightlife district of downtown Dayton as bars were closing early Sunday morning. Betts was fatally shot by police but not before he killed nine people, including his sister.

We’re working to learn more details about Betts visit to the Wilmington area.

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