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Homicide Investigation

Leonard Powell

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION

MEDIA RELEASE

September 26, 2020

 On September 26, 2020, at approximately 3:27 am, District One officers responded to the 1600 block of Hamer Street to investigate a report of a person shot.  First responders located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds at that location.  The first victim was transported to University Hospital by Cincinnati Fire Department personnel where he is being treated for his injuries.  The second victim was deceased at the scene.  The identity of the first victim is not being released.  The homicide victim has been identified as Leonard Powell, 32 years of age. 

 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.