3 Dead After Gunfire Erupts Near University Campus

CINCINNATI, Ohio – A shooting incident near the University of Cincinnati campus claimed the lives of three individuals and left two others injured early Monday morning. Reports indicate that officers from the Cincinnati Police Department were patrolling the area when they heard multiple gunshots.

Within minutes, students were alerted about the incident and advised to stay at their respective locations. The university’s public safety department issued a statement, urging students to be observant and take necessary action if safe.

The police quickly responded to the scene and confirmed their presence to the community. They advised residents to stay indoors while assuring that more information would be provided soon.

Upon arrival, police discovered four male victims, with one pronounced dead at the scene. The other three victims were rushed to local hospitals, where two of them tragically succumbed to their injuries. Another victim later arrived at the hospital seeking medical attention.

During the incident, police witnessed an individual running into a nearby home with a firearm, who was subsequently taken into custody. However, it remains unclear whether this individual was the shooter. The Cincinnati Police Department is currently investigating the incident.

As the investigation continues, the names of the victims have not been released pending notification of their families. The university is working to provide counseling services and support to students and residents affected by the tragic event.

As the community mourns, authorities will continue their investigation to determine the motive behind the shooting. The Cincinnati Police Department will provide updates as the case progresses, and anyone with information is encouraged to come forward.

The motive and any potential connections between the victims and the shooter remain unknown.