Hamilton Police ID man found shot to death in car - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Hamilton Police ID man found shot to death in car

This vehicle was found crashed up on the sidewalk on Charles Street. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand) This vehicle was found crashed up on the sidewalk on Charles Street. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand)
A Hamilton police cruiser blocks off the 300 block of Charles Street. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand) A Hamilton police cruiser blocks off the 300 block of Charles Street. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand)
One person died in a shooting in Hamilton early Friday, police said. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand) One person died in a shooting in Hamilton early Friday, police said. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand)
HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) – -

Hamilton Police have identified the male that was found shot to death inside a car in the 300 block of Charles Street early Friday.

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The male has been identified as Jaylon Alexander Knight, 19, of Fairfield, OH. 

Officers responded to the area just after 6 a.m.

They said they found the victim slumped over and dead inside the car, which apparently ran up on a sidewalk after the shooting and came to a stop against a house.

The car has two bullet holes on the driver's side window and at least one in the door.

The car doors were locked. Police had to break a car window to get to the victim.

A neighbor said four gunshots woke her up from a sound sleep.

Hamilton Police are offering a reward for information leading to the resolution of the crime.   They encourage anyone with information to contact the Investigations Division at the Hamilton Police Department at 513-868-5811, extension 2002.

This incident is actively being investigated.  

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