Sunday, January 11, 2004

Public safety briefs

Man shot to death outside bar

EVANSTON - A man was shot to death in front a bar here late Saturday.

[IMAGE] The body of a homicide victim is seen in the doorway of Perkins Bar and Cafe in Evanston Saturday night.
(Ernest Coleman photo)
Authorities said the man was shot in the head and was dead when emergency workers arrived at Perkin's Bar and Cafe, 3570 Montgomery Rd. about 11 p.m.

Cincinnati police were also investigating whether another person was shot and wounded.

Police had blocked off a two-block area around the bar and were working to clear the crowd from the area.

Authorities were looking for a red SUV in connection with the shooting. No one had been arrested.

Loveland man diesin single-car crash

MONROE TOWNSHIP - A Loveland man was killed early Saturday morning in Monroe Township when his 1986 Pontiac Sunbird went off Lindale Nicholsville Road, struck a culvert and overturned.

John T. Doss, 54, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident happened at 2:10 a.m., about half a mile south of Lindale-Mt. Holly Road.

Driver hospitalizedafter car hits abutment

GREENDALE, Ind - A 28-year-old man was taken by helicopter to University Hospital Friday after crashing his 1992 Saturn into a railroad overpass abutment along U.S. 50 at Oberting Road.

Greendale Police are not releasing the name or condition of the man. An unidentified passenger in the car was treated for minor injuries.

The accident shut down U.S. 50 for about an hour.

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