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Homicide Investigation

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION

MEDIA RELEASE

August 16, 2020

 On August 16, 2020, at approximately 2:15 AM, District One officers responded to investigate a ShotSpotter activation at the intersection of Back and Walnut Streets. Upon arrival, officers located multiple victims suffering from gunshot wounds at 70 E McMicken Avenue. One victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. A second victim was transported to University of Cincinnati Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

The deceased victims have been identified as Robert Rogers, 34 years of age, and Jaquiez Grant, 30 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.