Police: Victim identified in West End shooting

Police: Victim identified in West End shooting
Police are on the scene of a shooting in the West End. (Source: WXIX)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A shooting occurred in the West End Wednesday night, according to the Cincinnati Police Department.

Police say the shooting took place in the 500 block of Poplar Street near John Street. Reports came in around 9:25 p.m.

Police say they arrived at the scene to find James Douthit, 49, on the ground with a gunshot wound. Douthit was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he later died, according to CPD.

CPD says officers were called for a reported shooting in the 500 block of Poplar Street shortly before 9:30 p.m.
CPD says officers were called for a reported shooting in the 500 block of Poplar Street shortly before 9:30 p.m. (Source: Cincinnati Police Department)

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