Victim identified in Carthage shooting

Victim identified in Carthage shooting
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Police identified the woman shot and killed in Carthage Friday as Joan Horton, 39 (Cincinnati Police)
Police identified the woman shot and killed in Carthage Friday as Joan Horton, 39 (Cincinnati Police)

CARTHAGE, OH (FOX19) - Police have identified the woman shot and killed in Carthage Friday night as Joan Horton, 39.

According to police, the shooting happened in the 7200 block of Vine Street around 7:45 p.m.

First responders found Horton inside Andy's Cafe and transported her to UC Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries, police said.

Police say Horton was shot during a fight between her and another woman who did not have a gun..

Police say Horton was a CCW holder and pulled out her handgun during the fight. The gun then went off when an unarmed bouncer tried to break up the fight and take Horton's gun.

Police say it isn't clear who was holding the gun when it went off. Horton was shot once in the stomach.

No one has been charged.

The Homicide Unit is investigating.

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