OTR shooting suspect crashes after police chase, runs off

OTR shooting suspect crashes after police chase, runs off

OVER THE RHINE, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati are searching for a suspect in connection with a shooting that hurt five people in Over-the-Rhine last week.

Police said they tried to take 24-year-old Johntel Cooper into custody Friday for the July 22 shooting at Cilfton and Lang streets, but he fled.

Cooper led officers in a pursuit down Winton Road, crashed into a utility pole and ran off, court records show.

Cooper is known to frequent the West End.

He is believed to be armed. If you see him, do not approach and call 911.

If you have information about his whereabouts, call Crime Stoppers: 513-352-3040.

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