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Homicide Investigation



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.


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