Police: Man shot while walking into Elk's Lodge in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio -- Middletown police say a man was shot late Thursday while walking into the Elk’s Lodge.

The incident happened at about 10:15 p.m. at the establishment located on 8th Avenue, according to police.

Investigators say Benwaun Edwards, 20, of Middletown, was shot in the side while walking into the lodge.

Friends of Edwards' were driving him to Atrium Medical Center when police stopped the vehicle at Roosevelt and Marshall avenues and a squad car then transported him to the hospital where he is listed in serious condition.

If you have any information regarding this incident, call Crime Stoppers at (513) 352-3040.

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