(Dayton Police/Surveillance video)

Gunman in Dayton Mass Shooting Had Cocaine and Other Substances in His System

The man who killed 9 people and injured 27 others in Dayton, Ohio, was on drugs at the time of his attack, according to authorities.

Dayton police said the gunman had cocaine, Xanax and alcohol among other substances in his system at the time of the mass shooting before police fatally shot him. Montgomery County Coroner Kent Harshbarger said that authorities also found a bag of cocaine on Connor Betts, 24.

Police have yet to identify a motive in Betts’ attack.

Read more at NBC News

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