Woman shot, kidnapped; suspect on the loose

Woman shot, kidnapped; suspect on the loose

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Police are looking for a suspect they say abducted a 27-year-old woman overnight.

Just after 2 a.m. officers responded to the 1200 block of Clay Street for a reported carjacking.

When officers arrived, they learned that a 27-year-old woman was abducted during the incident.

Authorities say the stolen vehicle was found near the crime scene but neither the victim nor the suspect were in the car.

At about 7 a.m., the victim was found in a vehicle outside the Good Samaritan Hospital emergency room. She was suffering serious but non life-threatening injuries from a gunshot wound.

Police are now looking for Joshua Howard, 26, in connection to the abduction. He is wanted for felonious assault, aggravated robbery and kidnapping.

Officials say the victim knows the suspect.

According to officials, Howard's last known address is in the 9600 block of Helmsley Way in Springfield Township.

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.