Cincinnati Police have identified the 45-year-old man killed in a
double shooting Monday afternoon in Clifton.
Crews were called to the 100 block of Woolper Avenue, which is
located between Vine Street and Clifton Avenue. Police say that
two victims were found shot at the location around noon on Monday.
Officers say that the shooting initially happened in the 3600
block Irving Avenue. Police say that the victims were shot while sitting in
"There was some altercation that occurred. Two people were
shot, they drove away and they ended up on Woolper," explains Paul
Humphries of the Cincinnati Police Department.
Officers say both victims were taken to UC Medical Center where
one of the victims was pronounced dead. Police have identified the deceased
victim as 45-year-old William Moritz.
Police say the second victim was treated for a gunshot wound and
released. His name has not been released.
Police say they received numerous tips from individuals, which led
to a search warrant of a home on Irving Street. Authorities say they are
interviewing two individuals in relation to the incident. Officers say that no
charges have been filed at this time.
Anyone with information on the incident
is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.