5 kids shot, 11-year-old dead in Cincinnati ShootingKwesi Traffic
A heartbreaking incident unfolded in Cincinnati, leaving five children injured, an 11-year-old boy tragically dead after a senseless shooting in the city’s West End.
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- Community Grieves the Loss of Dominic Davis, an 11-Year-Old Victim of Cincinnati Shooting
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On a somber Friday night, just before 9:30 p.m., an unknown gunman opened fire in a drive-by shooting, firing an alarming 22 rounds from a dark sedan into a crowd of children and adults. The victims of this horrifying act included an 11-year-old boy, whose young life was cut short in a moment of senseless violence. Three other boys, aged between 12 and 15, and a 15-year-old girl were also struck, along with a 53-year-old woman.
The 11-year-old victim, whose identity has been confirmed as Dominic Davis, succumbed to his injuries, leaving a community in mourning and shock. The loss of young Dominic Davis has struck a chord with many, igniting a collective call for justice and an end to such acts of violence that harm children and the innocent.
The tragic shooting in Cincinnati has left a scar on the community, reminding us of the importance of vigilance and safety for our most vulnerable members. As the investigation continues, the community remains steadfast in its commitment to ensuring that Dominic Davis’s death was not in vain, and that justice is served for him and the other victims.
Police Chief Terri Theetge told reporters Sunday that an occupant of a sedan fired 22 rounds “in quick succession” into a crowd of children just before 9:30 p.m. Friday on the city’s West End. A 53-year-old woman was hit along with the boy who died, three other boys and a 15-year-old girl.
Local authorities are actively investigating the shooting, working tirelessly to identify and apprehend the individual responsible for this heinous act. The injured victims are receiving medical care, with one remaining hospitalized in stable condition.
As Cincinnati mourns the loss of Dominic Davis and prays for the recovery of the injured children and woman, this incident serves as a poignant reminder of the pressing need for safer communities and better protection for our youth. The community stands united in its resolve to seek justice and prevent such heartbreaking incidents in the future.