The victims: Logan Turner, Springboro man, remembered as ‘smart and sweet’

A Springboro man killed in a Sunday shooting in Dayton’s Oregon District was the “world’s best son,” his mom said.

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Logan Turner, 30, of Springboro, was one of the nine people shot and killed by a gunman early Sunday just outside Ned Peppers bar. At least 26 others were injured and the suspected shooter, Connor Betts, 24, of Bellbrook, was killed by police less than a minute after he opened fire.

Turner died from multiple gunshot wounds, said Montgomery County Coroner Kent Harshbarger.

Turner’s mom, Danita Turner, described her son as both “sweet and smart.”

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“He was very generous and loving and the world’s best son,” she said. “Everyone loved Logan. He was a happy go lucky guy.”

Turner, a 2008 Springboro graduate, had just celebrated his 30th birthday on Tuesday and was out with a few friends this weekend in the Oregon District, his mom said.

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He had a degree from Sinclair Community College, his mom said. He went on to earn an engineering degree from the University of Toledo. He also attended Wright State University for a while, spokesman Seth Bauguess said.

Turner had recently started working as a machinist at Thaler Machine Co. in Springboro, Danita Turner said.


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