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One dead, one injured in overnight OTR shooting

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Posted at 6:54 AM, Sep 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-26 14:15:07-04

CINCINNATI — One person is dead and another injured after an early morning double shooting in Over-the-Rhine, according to police.

Investigators said two people were shot near the corner of Hamer Street and Back Street, close to Grant Park in OTR around 3:30 a.m. Leonard Powell, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene and another person is in critical condition at a local hospital.

An investigation into the shooting is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.

WCPO will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.