CINCINNATI - A 34-year-old man is recovering after being shot in Over-the-Rhine.
The man was found at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday near 15th and Republic Streets.
Investigators said the man suffered a gunshot to the abdomen. He was conscious when police found him.
The man was apparently calling 911 on his cellphone when police found him. Officers said they were nearby when the attack happened, heard the shots and were able to get to the scene quickly.
Detectives said they believe two men approached the victim and tried to rob him before shooting him.
A bicycle, hat, and pair of shoes were found near the victim.
Officers told 9 On Your Side that the victim is in critical but stable condition. Police have not said if they have any suspects.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 513-352-3040.
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