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Homicide Investigation

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION

MEDIA RELEASE

June 6, 2020

 On June 6, 2020, at approximately 1:37 AM, District Five officers responded to reports of a person shot in the 1300 block of Boyd Street.  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 Basil Blackman, 30 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.