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Police: Teenager shot dead in Avondale

Cincinnati police responded to a report of a shooting in the 600 block of Prospect Place near South Avondale Elementary School on Tuesday.

According to Cincinnati police, a teenager was shot and killed in Avondale on Tuesday evening.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 600 block of Prospect Place near South Avondale Elementary School, Lt. Tim Lanter said shortly after 8:30 p.m.

A juvenile victim was found, Lanter said.

The police did not provide any further information about the condition of the teenager or the causes of the incident.

Pastor Ennis Tait, who has been an anti-violence activist in Avondale for years, said the youth shot Tuesday was caught in the crossfire of a passing car. Tait said the victim was a youth he has worked with for more than two years.