Homicide victim brought to hospital by friends

DeAndre Johnson (Source: Cincinnati Police)
DeAndre Johnson (Source: Cincinnati Police)

AVONDALE, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Avondale, not far from the Cincinnati Zoo.

Officers responded to University Hospital around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night for a report of a shooting victim who was brought to the hospital by friends.

The victim was identified as DeAndre Johnson, 22. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police say Johnson was shot in the 600 block of Rockdale Avenue. The investigation is ongoing.

The shooting is not far from where a teenager was shot multiple times on Monday evening. Police have not said if the two incidents are related.

Anyone with information on either crime should call Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040.

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