Update: One person was shot in the leg outside of a Domino’s Pizza in the 2900 block of Short Vine in Cincinnati, just two blocks away from the University of Cincinnati campus.
Following the shooting, the still-unidentified victim was taken to the nearby University of Cincinnati Medical Center to receive treatment.
The official public safety account of the University of Cincinnati has tweeted that police are responding to reports of a shooting near the school’s West Campus.
“Police responding to a shooting reported near campus. If safe, stay at your location. Be observant/take action as needed. More info soon,” the tweet read.
At the time of this writing, there is no word on any injuries or fatalities.
The University of Cincinnati’s Public Safety Twitter account further tweeted that the shooting suspects “fled southbound on Vine Street in a light blue Ford Explorer with temporary tags” while saying that there is no threat to the school’s campus at this time.
Police or university officials have yet to provide a further description of the suspects.
The University of Cincinnati has asked students to avoid the area at this time.
That is all the information available at this time.
UC Alert: Police responding to a shooting reported near campus. If safe, stay at your location. Be observant/take action as needed. More info soon.
— UC Public Safety (@UCPublicSafety) April 29, 2019
The University of Cincinnati, founded in Cincinnati in 1819, is the second largest university in the state of Ohio with over 44,000 students. Ohio State University is the largest school in the state, with over 66,000 students.
First founded as Cincinnati College in 1819, the University of Cincinnati is the oldest college in the city of Cincinnati.
Back in 2017, the U.S. News & World Report college rankings had the University of Cincinnatti ranked as the 189th best university in the world and the 135th best university in the United States of America.
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