Armed Robbery Leads To Shooting Near Xavier

Posted at 11:31 AM, Aug 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-04 11:31:54-04

NORWOOD, Ohio (FOX19)– Xavier University students were put on alert early Saturday morning after an armed robbery ended in a shooting, Cincinnati police say.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. just a few blocks from campus in the 1900 block of Hopkins Avenue.

Police say the victim was shot in the leg by a suspect who then fled.

FOX19 is reporting that Xavier sent out an alert to students urging them to seek shelter and stay where they were while police investigated.

Police gave the ‘all clear" about an hour later and say there was never any immediate threat to the campus.

The victim is expected to be OK but the suspect remains on the loose.