UPDATE: Victim in Avondale shooting dies

Gary Jay Croft (Courtesy Cincinnati Police)
Gary Jay Croft (Courtesy Cincinnati Police)

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UPDATE: The victim of the first shooting, Gary Jay Croft, 40, has died.

Police say Croft was taken to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made.


No arrests have been made in two shootings this afternoon in Avondale.  Both victims were transported to the hospital.

PREVIOUSLY:  Police are investigating two shootings that occurred just a few blocks apart Monday afternoon.

The first one was reported around 1:30 p.m. at Gholson and Reading.

A second shooting occurred around 2:15 p.m. on Prospect Ave., less than a mile away from the first scene.

Right now, it's unclear if these shootings are related. FOX19 has a crew on the scene.