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Suspect arrested in connection with West End shooting, police say

Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 3:18 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 25, 2021 at 3:28 PM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Cincinnati police say they have arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting in the West End on Oct. 7 that left two people injured.

Officers say 26-year-old Keontae Kernall was arrested on Saturday, Oct. 16, and faces two counts of felonious assault.

Police say Keontae Kernall, 26, was arrested in connection with a shooting that happened in the...
Police say Keontae Kernall, 26, was arrested in connection with a shooting that happened in the West End earlier this month.(Cincinnati Police Department)

A 56-year-old woman and a 39-year-old man said their vehicle was shot by an unknown male in the 1400 block Western Avenue. Both were taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, police said.

Police said they believe the shooting was the result of a dispute between two parties and is an isolated incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040.

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