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Police identify teen killed in Northside shooting

Cincinnati police were at the scene of a shooting Friday night.
Cincinnati police were at the scene of a shooting Friday night.
Published: Sep. 4, 2021 at 8:01 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 6, 2021 at 7:26 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - A 16-year-old is dead following a shooting in Cincinnati Friday night.

Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 4400 block of Ammon Avenue in Northside around 10:51 p.m.

A short time later, three male shooting victims arrived by private vehicle at Good Samaritan Hospital and University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Officers initially said the person who went to Good Sam died but clarified the victim was on life support.

Cornelius Foster Jr., 16, died from his injuries on Saturday, Cincinnati police said in a news release.

It’s not clear if he was the victim at Good Sam.

Police said Saturday they did not know if the shootings were related.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 513-352-3542.

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