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19-year-old shot and killed in East Price Hill

Shooting on Purcell Avenue in East Price Hill
Posted at 11:35 AM, Dec 16, 2021

CINCINNATI — A 19-year-old was shot and killed in East Price Hill Wednesday night, according to Cincinnati police.

Cincinnati police said in a press release the shooting happened in the 400 block of Purcell Avenue at around 7:45 p.m.

Officers said they arrived to find 19-year-old Gianni Rudolph with one gunshot wound. He was taken to UC Medical Center, where he later succumbed to his injuries, police said.

Details about a suspect and the circumstances leading to the shooting have not been released.

Neighbors in the area said there was a shooting in this same block just a few weeks ago.

Rudolph played football at Taft High School, according to the school's Athletic Director. The school is offering support for students. Rudolph's younger brother still goes to the school and plays football there.

If you have any information about the shooting, please call the Cincinnati police Homicide Unit at 513-352-3542.