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Homicide Investigation

Brandon McFarland



October 8, 2020

 On October 7, 2020, at approximately 11:28 pm, District Three officers responded to the 2300 block of Harrison Avenue to investigate a report of a person shot.  First responders located a victim suffering from a gunshot wound at that location.  The victim was transported to University Hospital by the Cincinnati Fire Department personnel where he succumbed to his injuries.  The victim has been identified as Brandon McFarland, 37 years of age. 


On October 27, 2020 at approximately 12:30 pm, the Cincinnati Police Homicide Unit, with assistance from the Fugitive Apprehension Squad, arrested Deandre Trapp, 27 years of age, and charged him with murder for the death of Mr. Harris.


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.

Deandre Trapp