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Three People Shot Early Saturday In North Columbus; 18 Shot In Cincinnati


Three people remain hospitalized following an early Saturday morning shooting in Columbus.  

Police say the victims were shot in the 11-hundred block of Cleveland Avenue near East 5th Avenue. No other details have been released. 

Police have also reported a fatal shooting and a fatal stabbing each took place on Sunday. Investigators say those cases are not related. 

Meanwhile, Cincinnati police say at least 18 people were shot and four killed as gunfire erupted in several places around the city late Saturday and early Sunday. In one case, 10 people were shot. Policesay among the deceased were 34-year-old Robert Rogers and 30-year-old Jaquiez Grant,. In another shooting, 21-year-old Antonio Blair was killed and three others were wounded. And in a third, three people were shot. Police didn't immediately provide details about the fourth. Police say the shootings seem to be separate.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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