1 Dead, 8 Injured in Ohio Gender Reveal Party Shooting

Three children are being treated at Cincinnati Children's Medical Center

One person was killed and eight others, including three children, were hurt after a shooting at a gender reveal party in southwestern Ohio on Saturday night, according to the Colerain Township Police Department.

Police said the shooting occurred around 11:30 p.m. at a home in the 9900 block of Capstan Drive. The shooters fled the scene and has not been caught.

The person who was killed is an adult, according to police.

NBC affiliate WLWT reported eight people were injured and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center is treating five victims. One is critical, three are in fair condition and one is stable, the hospital told WLWT.

Three children are being treated at Cincinnati Children's Medical Center. The pregnant woman told WXIX-TV she lost her baby after being shot in the leg.

The victims were family and friends who gathered for a gender reveal party, police said. Police do not have a clear motive for the shooting.

A gender reveal party is a celebration to reveal the sex of an expectant baby. Police said the gunmen were dressed in black and broke into the home while guests watched a movie.

The identities of the victims has not been released. Cincinnati police crime scene investigators have been called in to help with the investigation.

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