Two people hospitalized in Avondale shooting

CINCINNATI -- Two people were shot in a hail of bullets Thursday afternoon in Avondale.

A caller to police reported hearing shots and seeing a car crash into a truck. Another car pulled up and two men got out and fired on the wrecked car at the intersection of of Rockdale and Washington avenues, the caller said.

The caller told police they heard about 15 shots.

The shooters reportedly drove away in a dark blue or black mid-size sedan with an antenna in the center of the roof.

One person was shot multiple times and was considered to be in serious condition. Authorities said another person was shot in the hand.

Both shooting victims were transported to University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Police closed the intersection while they investigated.

There were numerous shell casings in the street, police said.

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