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Officer recovering after being shot at

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -  A Cincinnati police officer is recovering after someone shot at him in Over the Rhine early Monday morning.

Investigators think shrapnel hit the officers right chest area around 2:30 a.m. Monday morning in the Findlay Market parking lot.

Officers saw a man acting suspiciously, and when they told him to stop he turned around and starting shooting.

"Whatever hit him hit him in his vest," said Lt. Mark Briede with Cincinnati Police. "Whoever took the brunt of whatever it was on the skin was redness complaint of soreness."

The officer returned fire, but don't know if the suspect was hit. They don't have a good description of the guy.

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