Police: 2 shot, 1 critically hurt in Elmwood Place

Police: 2 shot, 1 critically hurt in Elmwood Place
Elmwood Place police and paramedics respond to a report of a double shooting on Locust Avenue early Wednesday. (Source: FOX19 NOW)

ELMWOOD PLACE, Ohio (FOX19) - Two people were shot including one who was critically hurt in Elmwood Place early Wednesday, police said.

Officers responded to the 400 block of Locust Avenue at 12:09 a.m., Hamilton County dispatchers said.

Lamont Williams, 26, was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center in critical condition, said Elmwood Place Police Chief Eric Bartlett.

Indigo Rose, 28, also was shot but is expected to recover, he said.

“At this time, we believe they are both victims,” the chief said.

He declined to discuss a suspect or say what may have led up to the violence, though he did say this was a “targeted attempt” on the victims and the community is not in danger.

Elmwood police say witnesses reported several people running from the scene, but no description was available.

Anyone with information about this offense is asked to call Elmwood Place police: 513-615-3100, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office: 513-825-1500, or Crime Stoppers: 513-352-3040.

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