Sunday, July 19, 2015
@uofcincy @UCPublicSafety Officer Involved Shooting Aftermath Raw Footage 2
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CINCINNATI -- A University of Cincinnati police officer shot a man dead during a traffic stop in Mount Auburn Sunday evening.
The shooting occurred near the corner Thill and Rice streets around 6:30 p.m.
A University of Cincinnati police officer had initiated a traffic stop, according to University Police Chief Jason Goodrich. During the traffic stop, a shot was fired and the driver was killed, he said.
Hamilton County Coroner Lakshmi Sammarco said the deceased driver had been a black man in his 30s or early 40s.
The officer suffered minor injuries.
Cincinnati police were investigating the incident.
This was the first officer-involved shooting with a University of Cincinnati police officer in at least 14 years, according to records.
More details were not immediately available. Check back with WCPO.