Hamilton police investigate shooting in Walgreens parking lot

A Hamilton mother, with children attending Fairwood Elementary School, expressed concern Friday about a man in a van she said tried to lure children with promises of ice cream.

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A Hamilton mother, with children attending Fairwood Elementary School, expressed concern Friday about a man in a van she said tried to lure children with promises of ice cream.

Police are investigating a shooting Thursday afternoon in the parking lot of a business at a busy intersection.

The incident happened about 4:40 p.m. outside Walgreens at 1090 High St., according to the Hamilton Police.

A 17-year-old male from Cincinnati received a gunshot wound to the right hand. The shooting is listed as a “felonious assault.” The report states, “an unknown suspect(s) knowingly caused serious physical harm to the victim by means of a firearm.”

HPD declined to release any additional information, including if an arrest had been made, stating “the case is actively under investigation.”

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