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UPDATE: East Ridge Police looking for suspect in shooting

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EAST RIDGE, HAMILTON COUNTY (WRCB) - East Ridge Police are investigating a shooting on Poindexter Avenue.

The incident happened just after 10:30pm, Thursday, in the 800 block of Poindexter Ave.

According to East Ridge Public Safety Spokesperson Erik Hopkins a male was found in the roadway with a gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim has been taken to Erlanger Medical Center.

According to eyewitnesses, four black males approached the victim and attempted to rob him. The victim resisted and was then shot in the chest.

The investigating is on-going.

If you have any information you are asked to call East Ridge Police.

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