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Police: 17-year-old in critical condition after Avondale shooting

Reading Road shooting
Posted at 6:07 PM, May 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-26 20:11:38-04

CINCINNATI — Two people were taken to the hospital — one in critical condition — after a shooting in Avondale Thursday afternoon.

Cincinnati police said they received a call for shots fired in the 3000 block of Reading Road near Oak Street Health. More than 20 bullets were fired, 15 of which hit a car.

When they arrived at the scene, officers found a 17- and 18-year-old shot. The 17-year-old was taken to UC Medical Center with life-threatening injuries while the other person is expected to recover.

This story will be updated with more information.

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