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Police search for suspect after victim suffers gunshot wound in OTR

(Source: Mike Woeste, FOX19 NOW) (Source: Mike Woeste, FOX19 NOW)
OVER-THE-RHINE, OH (FOX19 NOW) -

Police are searching for a suspect after a male was shot in the leg in Over-The-Rhine Wednesday afternoon.

Officials say an 18-year-old male was shot in the leg in an alley near Vine and Green streets. Local probation officers were around the area at the same time of the shooting.

According to authorities, two officers saw both the victim, then proceeded to chase the suspect for a short time.  

The suspect is described as a male, five foot seven inches with short dreadlocks and wearing a pea coat.  He should be considered armed and dangerous, according to authorities. 

Officials say the victim was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center where he's expected to be OK.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

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