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Covington Police investigate overnight shooting

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COVINGTON, KENTUCKY (FOX19) -

Covington Police have arrested a 24-year-old man following an overnight shooting.

Authorities received multiple reports of shots fired on Tuesday night in the 1800 block of Russell Street.

Officers arriving on the scene say they made contact with one suspect, identified as Eric Powell. Authorities say a loaded gun was found on his person.

The victim, identified as 23-year-old Jeremy Stewart, was located a short distance away. Police say he was found in his vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Stewart was taken to U.C. Medical Center for treatment. His condition is unknown at this time.

Powell and several witnesses were taken to police headquarters for questioning.

The investigation is ongoing. FOX19 will continue to update the story as details become available. 

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