Man shot on Germantown Road taken from hospital to jail

Eugene Gaines, 45, was shot in the elbow. He was later taken to jail after police discovered he had an outstanding warrant for theft.
photo Eugene Gaines, 45, was shot in the elbow by an unknown assailant, then booked into jail on a outstanding theft warrant.

Eugene Gaines, 45, was shot in the elbow while pulling into the parking lot at the Park Village Apartments on Germantown Road, according to police.

Gaines, whose injury was considered non-life-threatening, showed up at a local hospital shortly after midnight.

He told police that he was shot by a black male wearing a dark hoodie, but provided no other details.

Police found that Gaines had an active warrant for theft, and he was transported to the Hamilton County jail.

During initial investigations, police found no evidence of value, though the city's violent crimes bureau continues to investigate, officials said in a news release.