Woman hit by stray bullet in Hartwell shooting

HARTWELL, OH (FOX19) - A man was shot and an innocent bystander was struck by a stray bullet following an altercation Monday afternoon in Hartwell, police said.

The incident was reported in the 7400 block of Constitution Drive, which is located off of Compton Road. According to a Cincinnati police detective, two men got into an altercation and one was shot at least two times in the back.

Authorities said the man drove himself to Drake Hospital and was later transferred to the University of Cincinnati (UC) Medical Center. An older woman was cooking in her kitchen when a bullet when through the wall. Police said she suffered a knee injury and was also taken to UC Medical Center.

Both injuries were non-life threatening. The victims' identities have not been released.

Suspect information was not immediately available.

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