CPD: Bystander shot riding bike in Piatt Park

Suspect on the loose
Piatt Park Shooting Suspect
Posted at 12:52 PM, Aug 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-19 12:52:29-04

CINCINNATI — Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who shot an innocent bystander Friday night.

The victim was riding his bike home from work at about 11:15 and stopped when he came across two people fighting in Piatt Park Downtown.

The suspect fired a gun at the other person, but struck the victim instead, according to Cincinnati police. The suspect fired several more shots into the ground.

Cincinnati police released an photo of the suspect Monday. Investigators said the suspect was wearing glasses, a red polo and tan pants.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call Cincinnati police or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.