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Victim shot in the leg near Cincinnati Zoo

(PHOTO: FOX19 NOW/ Chris Lower) (PHOTO: FOX19 NOW/ Chris Lower)
(PHOTO: FOX19 NOW/ Chris Lower) (PHOTO: FOX19 NOW/ Chris Lower)
AVONDALE, OH (FOX19) -

The Cincinnati Police Department are investigating a shooting close to the Cincinnati Zoo.

The shooting occurred around 11:34 a.m. Sunday on Forest Avenue. near Irving Street.

Officials say the victim, black male in his early to mid-20s, was shot in the leg and taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. 

Police say the suspect was wearing a black mask and a gray hooded sweatshirt at the time of the incident. Investigators found the clothing and the gun laying on the ground near the scene.

FOX19 NOW will continue to update when more information becomes available.

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