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Suspect fired two shots at an officer

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OVER THE RHINE, OH (FOX19) -

Authorities say a man fired shots at an officer in Over the Rhine on Thursday night.

Police say there was a robbery in progress near West McMicken Ave. and Mohawk Place around 9:30 p.m. when an officer noticed something suspicious and went after the suspect. The suspect fired two shots at the officer. Fortunately, the officer was not hit by either of the bullets. 

The suspect dropped his gun while fleeing the scene. Officers quickly recovered the gun and arrested the suspect about a block away from the crime scene. The suspect will be arraigned at 9 a.m. on Friday morning.

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