Bellevue Man Found Shot on Bridge, Police Look for Answers

A Bellevue man was found shot Sunday morning on the Taylor-Southgate Bridge between Cincinnati and Newport.

Cincinnati Police say that James "Jimbo" Back is hospitalized and unable to speak.

In a news release, investigators said that Back attended a concert at Bogarts in Cincinnati just after 8 p.m. Saturday, but that his whereabouts were unknown until he was found shot.

His condition is otherwise unknwon.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 513.352.3040 or submit a tip at

-Staff report

Images: James "Jimbo" Back (provided) and Taylor-Southgate Bridge via Wiki Commons