SB I-75 shut down after suspect shot victim while driving

The man in this picture is a suspect in the shooting
The man in this picture is a suspect in the shooting

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - An accident on southbound I-75 at Harrison Ave. around 3 p.m. shut down all southbound lanes of traffic for 90 minutes. A man with a gunshot wound to the arm was found in a car involved in the accident.

According to Cincinnati Police, the altercation started at a Shell gas station at Colerain Avenue and Hopple Street where two men exchanged glances from their vehicles. The three people in a black car started following the two people in a white car onto the interstate.

The male driver of the black car pulled out a gun, reached across his front seat passenger and began firing shots at the white car. A bullet struck the passenger of the white car in the arm. That man was taken to University Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The male driver and two female passengers of the black car got out of the car, jumped a guard rail and fled towards Spring Grove Avenue. Police are searching for the three suspects. The male suspect is described as a black man in his mid 2o's, 5'9" and about 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jean shorts and dark boots.

According to a passenger in the white car, the two men knew each other, and no words were spoken at the gas station.

All lanes of SB 75 are now open, however, the exit at Harrison Avenue is still closed at this time.

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