Police investigating deadly shooting of 16-year-old

Mat'e Hines, Source: Facebook
Mat'e Hines, Source: Facebook

LINCOLN HEIGHTS, OH (FOX19) - Police are investigating a shooting in Lincoln Heights after a female was found dead just before 8 a.m. Thursday.

According to police, a neighbor saw a 16-year-old female lying behind an apartment complex and police say she apparently died from a gunshot wound to the head. The Lincoln Heights Police Department and the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office are investigating the shooting as an apparent homicide.

The shooting happened in the 10000 block of Love Court in Lincoln Heights. The victim has been identified as Mat'e Hines, 16. She lived with her Mother in Reading, Ohio, and her Grandmother in Lincoln Heights, Ohio.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at (513) 825-1500 or Crimestoppers at (513) 352-3040.

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