Arrest made after man found shot inside car in North Avondale - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Arrest made after man found shot inside car

Victim: Rodney Watkins (Source: Cincinnati Police) Victim: Rodney Watkins (Source: Cincinnati Police)
Suspect: Eric Williams (Source: Cincinnati Police) Suspect: Eric Williams (Source: Cincinnati Police)
NORTH AVONDALE, OH (FOX19) -

Police have identified the victim and suspect of a fatal shooting in North Avondale.

Officers were called to West Mitchell Avenue right off of I-75 to a report of a person shot just before 11 p.m. Tuesday night. When police arrived at the scene, they discovered that a man had been shot while in his car at the Marathon Gas Station.

The man then drove his car across a side street before crashing in the parking lot of a nearby White Castle.

Another man discovered the victim and drove him to University Hospital. He was taken into surgery, but later died of his injuries.

The victim has been identified as Rodney Watkins, 23.

Police have arrested Eric Williams, 27, and charged him with Watkins' murder. Police say Williams was picked him up shortly after the shooting happened at the intersection of Vine Street and Woolper Avenue.

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