I-71 North has reopened as police investigate possible road rage shooting




  • In US
  • 2021-12-08 02:42:28Z
  • By Cincinnati.com | The Enquirer
Traffic was at a standstill on northbound Interstate 71 Tuesday, Dec.
Traffic was at a standstill on northbound Interstate 71 Tuesday, Dec.  

Update 9:30 p.m.: Interstate 71 North at US 50 has reopened after being closed following a possible road-rage shooting, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Police were at the scene investigating that happened around 6:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Interstate 71 North is shut down at US 50 as officials investigate a shooting, according to Cincinnati police.

Police said Tuesday evening, a man was driving on I-71 when he was shot by someone in another vehicle.

Enquirer Media partner Fox 19 said the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen around 6:30 p.m. Police said the individual who was shot drove himself to Christ Hospital.

He was then taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he is listed in critical condition, police say.

Police said the road closure will last for a while as they continue to investigate.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. Enquirer Media partner Fox 19 contributed.

This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: I-71 North reopened as police investigate possible road rage shooting

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