DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – A friend of the Dayton gunman who investigators say bought body armor and an ammunition magazine used in the shooting will not be released from jail.

A U.S. magistrate judge Thursday ordered that Ethan Kollie be held without bond.

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His attorneys wanted him released on house arrest after authorities said there’s no evidence he knew Connor Betts was planning a mass shooting.

Kollie is charged with lying on a federal firearms form while buying a pistol not used in the attack.

His defense attorneys had argued that Kollie had no role in the shooting and no prior record.

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Authorities say they discovered that Kollie had lied on the form while investigating the massacre Aug. 4 in Dayton that left nine dead.

Kollie told investigators he bought the body armor, a 100-round magazine and a key part of the gun Betts used in the attack.

A Pittsburgh area man was among the victims of the mass shooting in Dayton. Nicholas Cumer, 25, graduated from Washington High School and was a grad student at St. Francis University.

Cumer was in Dayton completing an internship program when he was shot and killed.

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