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Covington PD: Shooting of 10-month-old happened in Cincinnati

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Posted at 10:55 AM, Oct 26, 2021

COVINGTON, Ky. — The Covington Police Department determined the shooting of a 10-month-old baby - that left the child with a gun wound in his leg - occurred in Cincinnati.

The shooting happened at 2:17 p.m. on Monday. According to a press release, the Covington Police Department dispatched patrol officers to St. Elizabeth Hospital in reference to a child who may have been grazed by a bullet. Once on scene, they determined the child had sustained a gunshot to the leg, but didn't know where the shooting had happened and didn't know who was the shooter. The child was transported to Cincinnati Children's Hospital for further treatment.

Covington PD determined the child was shot in Cincinnati and turned the case over to the Cincinnati Police Department where the investigation is ongoing.

WCPO will continue to update this story.