Police: Teens charged in West End chase, shooting

WEST END, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati police say two teens have been charged after a shooting chase Friday through the West End.

Around 3:45 p.m., police said a shot was fired at officers and a pursuit was underway in the West End. They later said this was in relation to a chase involving a Nissan Versa, and that the offenders discharged and discarded a firearm during the chase.

Police say the gun was recovered and several were taken into custody.

Linn, Liberty, Wade, and John were blocked off in the West End during the pursuit. Cincinnati College Prep Academy was placed on lockdown.

Police say two 15-year-olds were charged in the case. One was charged with discharging a firearm and fleeing and eluding and the other was charged with obstructing official business. Both were charged with tampering with evidence and receiving stolen property.

They're being held at the Hamilton County Juvenile Center.

Police say two additional 15-year-olds were not charged and released to their parents Friday.

All officers are OK.

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