16-year-old shot near Family Dollar in Avondale
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Cincinnati police are investigating a shooting on Reading Road Monday evening.
The shooting took place in the 3500 block of Reading Road near the intersection with Forest Avenue outside the Family Dollar around 7:30 p.m., police say.
Witnesses say the teen was shot multiple times.
“The kid was walking, [then] a car literally just rolled past, and the kid hit the ground,” said Michael Ward, who recalls as many as seven gunshots.
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Police confirmed a 16-year-old was shot and the injuries are life-threatening.
Police have provided no word on suspects.
No other details were immediately available.
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