Man shot in the ankle in Avondale

The scene of the shooting (Photo: FOX19/Adam Schrand)
The scene of the shooting (Photo: FOX19/Adam Schrand)

AVONDALE, OH (FOX19) - A man was shot in the ankle just before midnight Wednesday in Avondale.

Police say that he was not the intended target.

According to police, the victim was walking down Harvey Avenue near Carplin Place when he heard gun shots.  He took off running, and began to feel pain, and realized he had been shot in the left ankle.

The 35-year-old victim flagged down a police officer at Ridgeway Avenue and Reading Road.

Police are looking for a small dark vehicle.

There have been four shootings and two homicides on Carplin Place in the last week.

FOX19 will continue to update this story when more information is available.

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