Man shot on Whittier Street at Reading Road

CINCINNATI – A man was shot in the head while walking down Whittier Street near Reading Road Saturday morning shortly before 10 a.m.

Cincinnati police responded to a call of a 19-year-old man shot by someone in a black Maxima with tinted windows. The Maxima approached the man on the road before a window was rolled down and shots were fired.

A second man walking down the road at the same time fled the scene and avoided being shot.

The 19-year-old was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment. Police were still searching for the black Maxima.

Reading Road at Whittier was closed briefly as police collected evidence.

9 On Your Side will update this story when more information becomes available.

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