Man Found Shot Outside North Side Home

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Police were searching for a shooter while a man suffered from a life-threatening gunshot wound overnight Tuesday.

Authorities said that Austin R. Davenport was found outside a Chittenden Avenue home, east of Interstate 71, around midnight.

WBNS-10TV has learned that the shooting appears to have occurred during a confrontation between two men in the area of Cleveland Avenue and East 14th Avenue.

The gunman took off after striking Davenport, 36, in the upper body. Davenport ran to his girlfriend’s house where a family member discovered him and called 911.

Davenport was transported to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center where he underwent surgery.

Police were working to learn a description of the gunman. Davenport was expected to recover from his injuries.

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