Police arrest suspect in Avondale shooting that left 1 dead, 1 in critical condition

Posted at 10:14 AM, Oct 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-04 14:57:04-04

CINCINNATI -- Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting that left one man dead and another victim injured.

Michael Fitzgerald, 52, is facing a charge of murder and a charge of felonious assault in the shooting at 523 Oak St. in Avondale that happened at about 2 a.m. Tuesday.

Mike Carpenter, 37, was killed in the shooting. Another victim was driven to University of Cincinnati Medical Center in critical condition.

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing. They asked anyone with information to call the Criminal Investigation Section at 513-352-3542 or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040 or submit a tip at

Callers may remain anonymous and may receive compensation for their information.