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Police: 3 hospitalized after shooting in Colerain Twp.

Colerain Police search for person of interest
Colerain Township shooting Airy Pony Keg
Posted at 10:04 PM, Dec 10, 2021

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Police are asking the public's help in identifying a person of interest in a triple shooting in Colerain Township Friday night.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting at Airy Pony Keg on Colerain Avenue after 8 p.m. Colerain Police Chaplain Jim Love said three people were shot following an altercation between a customer and a man who came out of a bus traveling from a funeral.

All three people were alive when taken to the hospital. There was no word on the severity of their injuries.

Police are searching for one person of interest, shown below.

Person of interest Colerain Township shooting

The shooting happened inside the liquor store, and police said there were several witnesses. Love said the shooting was a brazen act.

"Whether it's anger, a dispute, whatever it is in a public place like this...many times I don't think people consider the ripple effect that may have," Love said.

Love said police will be working efficiently to investigate before heavy rains arrive.

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