Five people shot at Northern Kentucky bar

Published 7:56 am Sunday, January 24, 2021

Five people were shot late Friday night at a bar in Covington.

Covington Chief of Police Col. Robert Nader said police responded to a shots fired call and were dispatched to the Second Time Around Bar at 217 E. MLK Jr. Boulevard just before 10 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found five victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the victims was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Nader said officers believe they have the suspect in custody. Police are questioning the suspect and witnesses.

It is unclear as to why the shooting occurred. Officers are still investigating.