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Police: 2 killed in separate West Side shootings

This incident is being investigated as a homicide, according to the Cincinnati Police Department.
This incident is being investigated as a homicide, according to the Cincinnati Police Department.(WXIX)
Updated: Jan. 23, 2019 at 10:18 PM EST
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WEST PRICE HILL, OH (FOX19) - Two people are dead in two shootings within hours on Cincinnati’s West Side, according to Cincinnati police.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting at Glenway Pony Keg on Glenway Avenue in West Price Hill at 4:38 p.m.

They said they found a robbery suspect shot and down just outside the store’s door.

Homicide investigators identified the victim as James Douglas, 48. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Then, police responded to a second shooting in the 2100 block of Queen City Avenue in Westwood at 8:44 p.m.

First responders found Joseph Brooks, 43, suffering from a gunshot wound, homicide investigators said in a news release early Thursdsay.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No arrests been made on either shooting while police continue to investigate.

Joseph Brooks (Photo: Cincinnati Police)
Joseph Brooks (Photo: Cincinnati Police)

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