CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Police Department is asking the public to help identify a group of people police said shot a BB gun at people experiencing homelessness in Over-The-Rhine.
On Friday, police released the video from the early Thursday morning attack near 1615 Republic St.
In the video, a light-colored, four-door sedan pulls up to the curb, where three people are sitting and sleeping on the sidewalk.
A person inside the vehicle, wearing a black shirt, pulls out a BB gun and appears to shoot at the people on the sidewalk. Later in the video, another person in the vehicle, wearing a shirt with light sleeves and a red cuff, also appears to shoot the BB gun at the people on the curb.
NEED HELP IDENTIFYING: In the early morning hours of June 3rd, the people seen in this video targeted homeless people throughout OTR by shooting them with a BB gun. This specific incident occurred at 1615 Republic Street. The car is a light colored 4-door sedan with a dark hood. pic.twitter.com/TEC46juv7O— Cincinnati Police Department (@CincyPD) June 4, 2021
Police said the suspects also targeted homeless people "throughout OTR" Thursday morning, with attacks reported at Gest Street, Corwine Avenue at East McMicken Avenue, and 7th Street at Plum Street.
Cincinnati Police later released more surveillance video of three suspects and their vehicle.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call the Cincinnati Police Department.