Man shot after drug deal in Evanston

EVANSTON, Ohio - Police are investigating a shooting that happened during an alleged drug transaction in Evanston Saturday.

A man flagged down police officers who were already in the area just before 6 p.m. Saturday after his brother was shot in the upper torso while the two were driving on Montgomery Road.

Police said the non-injured brother told them the shooting took place after a drug transaction.

Emergency crews transported the injured man to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He was treated for non life-threatening injuries, according to reports.

The identities of the victim and his brother have not been released.

Police are searching for a black male with a light complexion who weighs around 140 pounds, has a shaved head and was last seen wearing all black clothing.

Charges related to the drug transaction have not been filed by police at this times.

Stay with 9 On Your Side and WCPO.com for updates as they become available.

 


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