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Police issue warrant for suspect in fatal Hamilton shooting

Stephan Barnette (Source: Hamilton Police Department) Stephan Barnette (Source: Hamilton Police Department)
Rick Butler (Source: Hamilton Police Department) Rick Butler (Source: Hamilton Police Department)
HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) -

Hamilton Police are searching for a man they suspect to be responsible for the fatal shooting of Rick Butler on October 6.

Police found Rick Butler 58, shot at 9:30 p.m. in the 700 block of Fairview Avenue. The Hamilton Fire Department took the Butler to the Butler County Regional Airport where he was then taken by CareFlight to The Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He died at the hospital.

Arrest warrant has been issued for Stephan Barnette 20. He is described as a male black, 5'10" and 175 pounds. Barnette's last known address was in the 600 block of Laurel Ave. in Hamilton.

If you have any information about this shooting or the location of, Stephan Barnette contact Detective John Fischer at 513-868-5811, extension 1241 or the Hamilton Police Dispatch Center at 513 868-5811, extension 2010.


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