POLICE: Middletown man shot in the buttocks

Police are investigating a late night shooting in Middletown.

The shooting occurred around 10:30 on Thursday night in the Fricker's parking lot.

The victim, Doug Mayer, told police that he was approached by two black males in their early 20s who asked for a cigarette and then demanded money.

Mayer turned to walk away from the suspects and was shot in his left buttocks.

Mayer transported himself to the Atrium Medical Center for treatment. His injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Tom McIntosh at (513)-425-7785.

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