DeWine Rolls Out Gun Control, Mental Health Reforms After Dayton Shooting

Nine Killed, 27 Wounded In Mass Shooting In Dayton, Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--Governor Mike DeWine has rolled out a comprehensive list of reforms dealing with gun possession, sales, and mental health in Ohio, following Sunday's Shooting in Dayton that killed nine people, and injured 27 others.

Speaking from the Ohio Statehouse Tuesday, DeWine introduced a plan to allow law enforcement to use safety protections orders, which would allow officers to confiscate firearms from anyone deemed a threat to themselves or others.

The subject would then be subject to a hearing, to determine if the protection order should be extended. The safety protection order would also be subject to those exhibiting thoughts of suicide, drug addiction, or other serious health problems.

Individuals under the orders would also have to undergo mental health treatment.

With the Dayton shooter exhibiting signs of trouble in high school, DeWine also announced an expansion of the state's school safety tipline, for students and staff to report issues in school.

At a candlelight vigil Sunday, the crowd began chanting "do something" when he spoke. There was another protester at the statehouse Tuesday when DeWine began to speak. He said he heard the chants, and they were right.

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