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12-year-old shot in West End, police say

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Police lights at a crime scene
Updated: Jan. 26, 2021 at 8:06 PM EST
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Cincinnati police responded to shooting in the West End Tuesday evening that sent a 12-year-old to a local hospital.

The shooting occurred sometime around 7:10 p.m. in the 1700 block of Linn Street near the intersection with Livingston Street.

Police say the incident involved two teens, the 12-year-old and a 14-year-old.

Officers with CPD’s Gun Crimes Task Force responded to the scene and located the firearm used in the shooting as well as the 14-year-old suspect.

The 12-year-old boy was shot multiple times, police say.

The boy has been taken to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

CPD is investigating.

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