Man arrested in shooting and robbery near UC

CLIFTON HEIGHTS, OH (FOX19) - A man has been arrested and charged in connection with a reported street robbery and shooting Sunday night near the University of Cincinnati campus.

The incident was reported around 8 p.m. near the intersection of Jefferson Avenue at West Corry Street. Officers said a black male suspect robbed the victim of personal property and then shot him once in the lower left leg.

A short time later, campus police officers spotted a possible suspect vehicle. Authorities said a stop was attempted but the driver fled. After a traffic pursuit, police said the vehicle crashed and the driver fled on foot.

A canine unit tracked the man, identified as 19-year-old Michael Davis III, in the 3500 block of Harvey Avenue. Davis was charged felonious assault, aggravated robbery, carrying a concealed weapon, possessing weapons while under disability, fleeing and eluding and receiving stolen property.

He is currently being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center.

Anyone with additional information about the offense is asked to contact the Cincinnati Police District Five Investigative Unit at (513) 569-8500.

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