Man dies in North Avondale shooting

Man dies in North Avondale shooting
Officers say Christopher Contreras,20, was shot and killed in a North Avondale shooting Saturday. (Source: WXIX)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - One man is dead after a shooting early Saturday in North Avondale, police said.

Officers say the shooting happened in the 4000 block of Reading Road just after midnight.

When they arrived, police say they found the shooting victim, Christopher Contreras, 20, dead at the scene.

“He was a musician and a good young man. He was very vibrant and upbeat. He loved his family and loved music (he made beats). He loved his niece. He was the best uncle,” a family spokesperson said.

Police are still searching for the suspect.

Anyone with information about this shooting should contact the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 513-352-3542.

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