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August 9, 2020

 On August 9, 2020, at approximately 12:57 AM, District Five officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 100 block of W. McMillan Street.  Responding officers located three shooting victims outside the location.  The Cincinnati Fire Department transported all victims to UC Medical Center to be treated for their injuries.  Shortly after arrival, one victim died from his injuries and has been identified as Damarcus Payton, 27 years of ageNo further information will be released on the surviving victims.

                                                    UPDATE

On August 10,2020, the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit arrested Barry Ellery, 40 years of age, in connection to the death of Mr. Payton.

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.   Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542

 

Barry Ellery

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August 7, 2020

 On August 4, 2020, at approximately 8:12 p.m., District Three Officers responded to the 900 block of McPherson Avenue for a report an assault.  Upon arrival officers located a victim laying in the street, unresponsive and suffering from a head injury.  The Cincinnati Fire Department transported the victim to the University Medical Center.  On August 5, 2020, the victim succumbed to his injury.  The victim has been identified as; Horacio Domingo Perez, 44 years of age.  No photo available.

                                                        Update

On August 13, 2020, at approximately 8:15 PM, with the assistance of the Fugitive Apprehension Squad, Ryen Waller, 32 years of age, was arrested and charged with Murder for causing the death of Horacio Domingo Perez.  

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is on-going.   Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.

  By:             Sergeant Anthony Faillace, Homicide Unit Supervisor     

Authority:  Lieutenant David Johnston, Homicide Unit Commander         

Ryen Waller

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August 7, 2020

 On August 7, 2020, at approximately 2:48 AM, District Five officers responded to the 2600 block of Chesterfield Court to investigate a report of a shooting.  First responders located a shooting victim, who was pronounced deceased at the scene.   

The victim has been identified as Eric Salter, 49 years of age

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.   Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.

 

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August 4, 2020

 On August 4, 2020, at approximately 12:00 AM, District Four officers responded to investigate a reported shooting in the 500 block of Rockdale Avenue. First responders arrived and located the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment, where he later succumbed to his injuries.   

The deceased victim has been identified as Mark Davenport, 31 years of age.  

 

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July 26, 2020

 

On July 26, 2020, at approximately 3:35 AM, District Three officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 500 block of Fairbanks Avenue.  Responding officers located two shooting victims outside the location.  The Cincinnati Fire Department transported one victim to UC Medical Center to be treated for their injuries.  The second victim died from his injuries at the scene and has been identified as James Hunter, 29 years of ageNo further information will be released on the surviving victim.

UPDATE

 

On July 30, 2020, at approximately 2:50 PM, the Homicide Unit, with the assistance of the Fugitive Apprehension Squad and the US Marshals, arrested Timarion Erkins, 14 years of age, for the murder of Mr. Hunter in Knoxville, Tennessee.

 The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.   Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.

 

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July 21, 2020

 On July 21, 2020, at approximately 7:31 PM, District Five officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 700 block of Kings Run Drive.  Responding officers located a shooting victim who was deceased at the scene.  The victim has been identified as Caleb Luel, 19 years of age

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.   Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.

 

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July 21, 2020

 On July 21, 2020, at approximately 11:20 AM, District Two officers responded to investigate a reported shooting victim in the 5400 block of Beechmont Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located Kevin Smith, 29 years of age, suffering from a single gunshot wound. Mr. Smith was pronounced deceased at the scene.   

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.   There is no suspect information to release currently.  Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.

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June 30, 2020

On June 30, 2020, at approximately 3:40 PM, District Five officers responded to investigate a reported shooting in the 5000 block of Spring Grove Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located two victims suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Both victims were pronounced deceased at the scene.

The victims have been identified as Leontae Johnson, 24 years of age, and Choya Elmer, 24 years of age.

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.   There is no suspect information to release currently.  Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.

UPDATE

 On July 01, 2020, at approximately 2:30 PM, with the assistance of the Fugitive Apprehension Squad and District Four officers; Michael Glover, 25 years of age, was arrested and charged with two counts of Murder for causing the deaths of both victims.       

               

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June 24, 2020

 On June 24, 2020, at approximately 3:17 AM, District One officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 1900 block of Colerain Avenue.  First responders located a shooting victim who was deceased at the scene. The victim has been identified as Ravonte Johnson, 21 years of age.

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.  Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.

 

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June 21, 2020

 

On June 21, 2020, at approximately 1:36 AM, District Four officers responded to reports of a person shot in the 200 block of McGregor Avenue.  Responding officers located a shooting victim outside at that location.  The Cincinnati Fire Department transported the victim to University Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  The victim has been identified as Christopher Metz, 37 years of age

                                                          UPDATE

On July 20th, the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit, with the assistance of the Fugitive Apprehension Squad, arrested Nicholas Metz, 19 years of age, on a murder warrant for the death of Mr. Christopher Metz.

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.   Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.

 

Nicholas Metz