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Police investigate shooting in Lincoln Heights

 Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

LINCOLN HEIGHTS, OH (FOX19) -- Police are investigating an incident in which a man was shot in the mouth Saturday afternoon.

A short time Before 3:00pm, Lincoln Heights Police were called to the 600 block of Van Buren Avenue near Chester Road for a report of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found 48-year-old Dennis Daniels lying on the sidewalk bleeding heavily from the mouth. Police say they also found a large amount of blood in a vehicle parked at the scene. He was immediately transported to University Hospital. Daniels is in stable condition and is expected to recover from his injury.

The victim told police that an unknown young black male wearing gray clothing shot him in the mouth. No motive has not been established at this time.

Officials say that there were several people in the area, but no one has come forward as a witness.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Lincoln Heights Police at 513-733-5256 or Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040.

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