Police: Man shot seven times in attempted robbery

Shooting on Glenwood and Washington Avenues
Shooting on Glenwood and Washington Avenues

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A man is recovering from being shot multiple times in a robbery in North Avondale on Saturday evening.

The Cincinnati Police responded to a call for a shooting after 7:00 p.m. on Saturday on Glenwood and Washington Avenues. A man was allegedly robbed by an armed assailant who shot him seven times, one in the head, with a nine millimeter handgun.

The victim was able to communicate with authorities and was taken to the hospital. Doctors performed surgery on the victim, who is now recovering.

The police have not yet apprehended the suspect who is described as a black male wearing a yellow shirt with dark horizontal stripes.

If you have any information regarding this shooting, please call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

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