3 found shot Downtown near Great American Ball Park

3 found shot Downtown near Great American Ball Park
Three males were found shot in downtown Cincinnati late Sunday, the latest in an uptick of shootings near Great American Ball Park.

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Three males were found shot in downtown Cincinnati late Sunday, police say.

This is the latest in a dramatic rise in shootings in Cincinnati and the latest one near Great American Ball Park.

Cincinnati police say they responded to Pete Rose Way near Broadway Street about 10:30 p.m.

The victims were taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Their injuries are considered non-life threatening, according to police.

Last week, a double shooting was reported Downtown near Great American Ball Park.

Cincinnati police said officers and fire units responded to a report of a shooting near the intersection of Joe Nuxhall Way and Mehring Way about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 21.

A 21-year-old man was found shot three times in his lower leg, and a 29-year-old man was shot once in the lower leg, police said. Both victims were treated at the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, including one who was taken there by a private vehicle.

Last month, at least two shootings were reported Downtown, including one near the casino and a fatal one near Fifth Street and Central Avenue.

Overall in Cincinnati, shootings and homicides have been dramatically on the rise this year compared to last.

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