Man shot in leg through vehicle in Pleasant Ridge

CINCINNATI - A man is in the hospital after he says he was shot in the leg in Pleasant Ridge while riding as a passenger in the vehicle early Thursday morning.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Lester Road and Highland Avenue at about 2 a.m. The victim, whose name has not yet been released, said he was riding in the passenger seat of a vehicle when a bullet went through the vehicle's door and struck him in the leg.

The driver of the vehicle transported the injured victim to an area hospital where he is getting treatment for non life-threatening injuries.

Officials have not released information about a possible suspect in the shooting.

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