OXFORD, Ohio (FOX19) - An 18-year-old is charged in connection with the shooting of a 17-year-old on Sunday in Oxford, police say.
Oxford Police and Fire responded to the 5200 block of College Corner Pike and found a 17-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
He was taken to McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital in Oxford then transferred by helicopter to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
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Detectives say they determined that the shot was fired by Benjamin T. Hizer II.
Hizer, 18, and the 17-year-old arranged to meet a third male at a car wash for an illegal drug transaction, according to police.
As they tried to rob the third male, detectives say Hizer fired a shot from a small-caliber handgun that hit the 17-year-old.
The third male fled the scene but was later stopped by police.
Police say Hizer is in custody at the Butler County Jail on a charge of aggravated robbery.
The investigation is ongoing and police say additional charges are likely.