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Police: Transgender woman shot in the face in Walnut Hills

A transgender woman was shot in the face in Walnut Hills early Tuesday. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand) A transgender woman was shot in the face in Walnut Hills early Tuesday. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand)
WALNUT HILLS (FOX19) -

A transgender woman was shot in the nose at Lincoln and Melrose avenues early Tuesday, Cincinnati police said.

The victim, 29, was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center about 4:45 a.m. and is expected to recover, said Lt. Tim Brown, the night chief.

Police are still investigating the circumstances leading up to the violence. 

"We have no witnesses other than one person reporting they heard a shot fired," Brown said.

The gunman remains at large. A description was not available.

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