Man dies after being found critically injured in Over-the-Rhine

CINCINNATI -- A man is dead after being found critically injured in Over-the-Rhine.

Police were first called to the area near West Elder and Republic streets at about 1:35 a.m. Friday in response to a report of a shooting.

When officers arrived at the scene, the victim was found critically wounded but it was not clear how.

Cincinnati police officials said the man later succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives said they are waiting the results of an autopsy to determine how the man died. Officers said they are unsure if the man’s death was the result of a crime or if his death was accidental.

The man’s family has been notified but his identity is being withheld until the autopsy is completed.


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