Teen returning from family gathering shot in Mt. Healthy

Juvenile shot, hospitalized after Mt. Healthy shooting
Published: Nov. 24, 2022 at 10:27 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 25, 2022 at 7:16 AM EST
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MT. HEALTHY, Ohio (WXIX) - Police are searching for a suspect after a teen was shot on Thanksgiving night in Mt. Healthy.

Officers responded to the 1500 block of Compton Road around 7 p.m.

According to police, the 17-year-old victim was returning home from a family gathering in Fairfield.

Mt. Healthy police say that the gunshot came from someone inside of a gray and silver vehicle.

The teen collapsed on the front porch after being shot, Mt. Healthy police say.

He was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and was immediately taken into surgery, police said.

Early Friday, police said he was “stable” and “expected to survive.”

The vehicle sped away in an unknown direction, according to police.

Those in the area of the shooting with security cameras are urged to check their footage.

If you have footage or information about this, please call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040 or Mt. Healthy Police at 513-728-3183.

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