Monday, November 16, 2009

Man Wanted In Shooting of Woman

Man sought in shooting
Re-printed from the original article at NKY Post by Quon Trang.

Recardo Santel KingCUMMINSVILLE – Cincinnati police are looking for a man they say shot the mother of his child after a verbal dispute on November 12th 2009. The suspect in the shooting Recardo King, 26, should be considered armed and dangerous, police said. He has long history involving dealing cocaine and gun charges his most recent conviction involving drugs and guns came in May of this year when he was sentenced to 6 years of probation for Carrying A Concealed Weapon, Trafficking Cocaine and Tampering With Evidence. He was given a term at River City - a drug rehab center usually reserved for first time offenders.

This shooting happened on Wednesday on Herron Avenue in South Cumminsville. Investigators say Recardo King was watching his child and when the mother tried to pick up the child, after the visit, King refused.

Herron Avenue
Herron Avenue is located just southwest of Northside in a part of town often referred to as South Cumminsville.
A fight broke out and he fired several shots at the mother and her brother. One round hit the woman in the back. She was taken to Univerisity Hospital where she is said to be recovering. Police say they do not believe that her injuries are life-threatening.

Police Saturday described King as a black male, about 5-feet-9 inches tall and 160 pounds. He has multiple tattoos, one on his left hand that reads “Bama Boy,” referring to his home state of Alabama. He also has a tattoo on the right hand that reads “Red Clay.”

Anyone with information on King can anonymouslly call Greater Cincinnati Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

References:
Hamilton County Clerk of Courts, Case #09/CRA/38412
NKY Post.com, Man sought in shooting