Cincinnati Police have confirmed that five people were injured in the shooting and there are four fatalities, including the shooter.
@CincyPD UPDATE: active shooter/officer involved shooting incident at Fifth Third Bank at 511 Walnut Street in lobby and loading dock. Call received at 9:10am. Five victims injured, three dead. Suspect is dead. Three or four officers responded and engaged the shooter. pic.twitter.com/AlRP6wTANw— Cincinnati Police Department (@CincyPD) September 6, 2018
The Cincinnati Police Department has a suspect in custody after an active shooter situation in downtown Cincinnati that reportedly left at least five people injured.
Four victims have been transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, hospital officials told the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Cincinnati Police tweeted that they are investigating the shooting which occurred in the lobby of Fifth Third Bank.
@CincyPD investigating active shooter/officer involved shooting incident at Fifth Third Bank at 511 Walnut Street in lobby and loading dock. More details to follow. Media staging area will be forthcoming. Ft. Square and surrounding area will be closed to foot traffic. pic.twitter.com/wSVLhu8xpM— Cincinnati Police Department (@CincyPD) September 6, 2018
Cincinnati Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld tweeted that five people have been shot, including the shooter who is in critical condition.
Update (but still fluid): 5 shot, including shooter, who now being told is in critical but not deceased. Police & Fire doing exemplary job. https://t.co/qNX2eeyEAt— P.G. Sittenfeld (@PGSittenfeld) September 6, 2018
Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) said in a brief statement, "My staff and I are following the situation in Cincinnati. If you're downtown, please follow first responder instructions for the safety of everyone involved. Jane and I hope for a peaceful resolution soon."
This is a developing story and will be updated.