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Store clerk shot man through window after fight, police say

Posted at 1:33 PM, Jun 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-18 13:33:20-04

HAMILTON, Ohio — A clerk shot a man through a store window after a fight inside the store, police say.

Hamilton police are investigating the shooting at Singletary’s Carry Out near Walnut and Second Streets.

Police were called at about 12:55 p.m. Monday for a report of person shot and found a man sitting across the street with a gunshot wound to the back, according to the police report.

The victim, a 38-year-old Hamilton man, has a non-life-threatening injury, according to Hamilton Sgt. Rich Burkhardt.

“There was some type of fight inside between (him), and the clerk shot through the window,” Burkhardt said.

The clerk has been questioned, but no charges have been filed.

“It is still under investigation,” Burkhardt said.

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