1 dead, 1 critically injured in Downtown shooting

Shooting at The Chalet bar downtown leaves 1 dead

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - One person is dead and another is critically injured after a shooting happened in Downtown Cincinnati early Friday morning.

Friday afternoon Cincinnati Police identified the deceased man as Desmond Watson, 25. He was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. They say no further information will be provided about the surviving victim.

Police say they got the call around midnight about a shooting at The Chalet bar on Race Street.

While they were there, they heard gunshots about a block away on Ninth and Elm streets.

1 dead, 1 critically injured in downtown shooting

The two victims are males in their twenties, but officers are not sure if they were involved in the shooting or if they were innocent bystanders.

Officers say both victims were taken privately to a nearby hospital.

Police do not have any suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 513-352-3040.

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