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Mass shooting in Cincinnati leaves at least 9 injured

At least 9 individuals had been hit in a mass shooting in a packed bar space in downtown Cincinnati early Sunday — with the gunman fleeing regardless of being shot at by a responding cop, officers stated.

The carnage exterior a bar at 1:40 a.m. created such chaos, responding officers needed to fireplace flash bangs to clear crowds and get to the injured, Lt. Colonel Mike John said at the scene.

So far not one of the 9 hit seem like in vital situation, John stated. Two different individuals had been additionally shot close by, though police have but to substantiate if they’re linked.

At least 9 individuals had been shot.
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Responding officers needed to fireplace flash bangs to clear crowds and get to the injured.
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Police on the street.
The solely description of the shooter was of somebody in “white shirt, dark pants.”
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A responding cop “discharged one round” at the gunman who was “actively shooting the firearm at that time,” John stated.

“We do not know if that officer struck” the shooter, who “fled the scene” and was nonetheless being hunted early Sunday, John stated.

The solely description he gave was of somebody in “white shirt, dark pants. That’s it.”

(*9*) John stated.

The melee was so excessive that police despatched a civil-disturbance response group to “clear that crowd out of here so we get get EMS in to treat gunshot victims,” he stated, confirming using two flash bangs.

He appealed for video footage from any of the revelers there at the time.

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