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West End shooting sends three to hospital, suspect still at large

Posted at 4:44 PM, Aug 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-27 19:49:39-04

CINCINNATI -- A Monday afternoon shooting near the intersection of Liberty and Linn streets sent three victims to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, some of them in critical condition.

According to Cincinnati Fire and Emergency Medical Services on Twitter, the shooting took place near Fire Station 29. No firefighters were involved, but "one to two" of the victims were thought to be critically injured.

Lt. Eric Franz said later in the evening all three had stabilized and were expected to survive. The suspect, who he said escaped the scene on foot, was still at large.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Cincinnati Police Department. Those who wish to leave an anonymous tip can do so via Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.