Dayton shooter's friend charged, provided body armor, ammunition used in attack

DAYTON, Ohio (WLS) -- A friend of the young man who went on a shooting rampage in Dayton, Ohio is now facing federal charges.

Prosecutors said Ethan Kollie purchased the body armor and ammunition that Connor Betts used in his attack.

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Prosecutors did say however, that there's no indication that Kollie knew about Betts' plans.

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Kollie is charged with lying about being a drug user when he purchased his own gun.

His attorney said his client was as shocked as anyone by the massacre.

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