Police investigate shooting in Avondale

Heavy police presence at scene in Avondale

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A suspect was taken into custody in Avondale Monday night, according to Cincinnati police.

A heavy police presence arrived at Hallwood Place near Maple Avenue sometime before 9:30 p.m.

Police were standing behind vehicles and appeared to be pointing guns towards a house on the west side of the street. An officer at the scene told FOX19 NOW someone “has a rifle.”

Around 10:30 p.m., police said they had a suspect in custody and they were investigating a shooting on the street. They could not say whether the suspect is connected to the shooting.

Police said they recovered around 30 shell casings.

Tuesday they tweeted a brief update (below) to the effect that they had recovered a number of guns, including several automatic rifles, during the investigation.

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