Man shot, killed in Avondale

Jerald Travis (Source: Cincinnati Police)
Jerald Travis (Source: Cincinnati Police)

By Richard Todd - email

CINCINNATI, (FOX19) - Police are investigating a homicide in Avondale.

A man was shot in the head  just after 3 p.m. near the corner of Reading Road and Carplin Place.

The victim has been identified as Jerald D. Travis, 35. He was taken to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police taped off a small store at the corner, as well as an area in front of it.  It wasn't immediately clear to FOX19's crew on the scene what had happened, so they were staying to find out.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040.

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