5 people shot at Covington bar, Covington Chief of Police says

5 people shot at Covington bar, Covington Chief of Police says

KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (FOX19) - Five people are believed to have been shot at a Covington bar Friday night, Covington Chief of Police Col. Robert Nader said.

Covington police were dispatched to 217 E. MLK Jr. Boulevard, the Second Time Around Bar, just before 10 p.m. for shots fired, Nader said.

Nader said when officers arrived, they found five victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

According to Nader, one of the victims was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Nader said officers believe they have the suspect in custody. Police are questioning the suspect and witnesses.

It is unclear as to why the shooting occurred.

Officers are still investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Covington Police Criminal Investigations Bureau at 859-292-2234.

We will update this developing story as more information becomes available.

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