Hamilton Police ID man found shot to death in car

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)
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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