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Teen Shot in Covington

UPDATE: Covington Police said on Monday that the teen shot himself by accident when a loaded revolver went off in his pocket. For the updated story, click here.


A teen suffered a gunshot wound to the leg Sunday evening in Covington.

According to a news release from the police department, officers responded to 1809 Eastern Avenue after receiving a report of shots fired. There, an 18-year old male was found with a gunshot wound to his upper leg. The teen was transported to University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment.

The shooting is under investigation and no further details were immediately available.

This story will be updated as soon as The River City News learns more.

-Staff report

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