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Victim identified in deadly Hamilton shooting

The victim Deandrew Lavon Jackson, courtesy of Hamilton Police The victim Deandrew Lavon Jackson, courtesy of Hamilton Police
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HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) -

Police have identified the man killed on Friday night in a deadly shooting just south of downtown Hamilton.

Police first received reports of the shooting around 9:30 p.m. Friday evening. Reports indicated that an individual had been shot near the intersection of Front and Pershing Streets.

Officials arriving on the scene found 24-year-old Deandrew Lavon Jackson suffering from a gunshot wound. Jackson was flown to University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment. He was pronounced dead soon after arrival.

Authorities blocked off a large crime scene around the intersection, but were paying particular attention to the area around a bench at a bus stop.

Hamilton Police said they are investigating the case as a homicide. No suspect information has been released at this time.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

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