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By Ben Kesling and Zusha Elinson
Aug. 5, 2019 6:44 pm ET
The gunman who killed nine and wounded at least 27 in Dayton, Ohio, used an AR-15 style pistol in his attack, according to police, a smaller variation on the popular gun that has been used in many of the deadliest mass shootings.
The pistol, which has grown in popularity as major gun manufacturers started promoting it
Three mass shootings that killed 34 people over the past week involved semi-automatic weapons and magazines capable of holding dozens of bullets — all of which were legal to purchase by the shooters.
In Dayton, police said Sunday afternoon the shooter legally purchased his .223-caliber rifle online then had it transferred to a local arms dealer. Police said he affixed the rifle with a 100-round drum magazine and was carrying 250 rounds with him.
In El Paso, it's believed the shooter used an AK-