1 dead, 1 hurt in Deer Park drive-by shooting


DEER PARK, OH (FOX19) - One man is dead and a second person is hospitalized in a double shooting outside a bar overnight.

Deer Park police and deputies with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of shots fired from a vehicle in the 8000 block of Blue Ash Road just after midnight Wednesday, according to Hamilton County dispatchers.

Upon arrival, deputies found two males suffering from gunshot wounds.

Jacob Baker, 21, was pronounced dead shortly after he arrived at University of Cincinnati Medical Center early Wednesday, according to the Hamilton County Coroner's Office.

The other victim, 21-year-old Jarid Carl, was released from UCMC early Wednesday.

"What we can release is that a fight at the Car Rock Cafe spilled out onto Blue Ash Rd," Deer Park police wrote in a Facebook post.

"Someone fired a single shot that hit nothing, and officers began to arrive and subjects were leaving the area."

"One group from the fight walked north on Blue Ash toward a different bar. They had just left Deer Park into Sycamore Township when shots were fired from a passing car and there were some injuries sustained," police wrote.

Witnesses told police that the shooter is a male white in his mid 20s with short hair.  Police said the suspect shot his weapon from the passenger side of a silver vehicle which was last seen southbound on Blue Ash Road.

Deer Park Police are investigating the initial fight and the Hamilton County Sheriffs Office is investigating the shooting.

Anyone with direct information about the case is asked to call police: 513-791-8056.

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