Shooting and Accident in Middletown

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19)-- Police are investigating an accident that led to two people being sent to the hospital for gunshot wounds Friday evening.

A short time after 9:30pm Middletown Police responded to the intersection of 4th and Main street for a report of an accident. When they arrived, they saw people running away from an SUV that struck a tree head on.

Police also found 2 people who were shot. The victims, Anthony Blake and William Blair were both transported to the Atrium Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.

Police say the shooting happened at 8th and Lincoln Streets. Blake and Blair were shot, then got into the SUV when they were involved in an accident.

Detectives are currently investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call 513-425-7742.

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