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Suspect admits shooting 2 in Lincoln Heights, police say

Shooting sends two to the hospital Saturday
Shooting sends two to the hospital Saturday
Posted at 9:36 AM, Sep 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-29 23:54:05-04

LINCOLN HEIGHTS, Ohio – A suspect has admitted shooting two people in Lincoln Heights Saturday morning, according to a police detective’s affidavit.

Robert McDonald, 22, is accused of shooting a woman in the hip and wounding a man in the leg in the 1100 block of Chamberlain Avenue, according to the affidavit.

McDonald was involved in a physical altercation with both victims, the detective said.  An officer arriving at the scene heard a shot and saw McDonald holding a semi-automatic handgun.

Both victims were treated at University of Cincinnati Medical Center and released. McDonald is being held at the Justice Center.