Suspect arrested for murder after Poplar Street shooting, police say

Suspect arrested for murder after Poplar Street shooting, police say
Police are on the scene of a shooting in the West End. (Source: WXIX)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A suspect has been arrested for murder after a March 11 shooting on Poplar Street, according to the Cincinnati Police Department.

Police say, Antwon Wilson, 36, was arrested on Tuesday for the murder of 49-year-old James Douthit.

Police say Wilson was arrested on Tuesday for the murder of 49-year-old James Douthit.
Police say Wilson was arrested on Tuesday for the murder of 49-year-old James Douthit. (Source: Cincinnati Police Department)

When officers responded to the reported shooting, CPD says Douthit was found with gunshot wounds and taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Douthit died from injuries he suffered in the shooting.

CPD says officers were called for a reported shooting in the 500 block of Poplar Street shortly before 9:30 p.m.
CPD says officers were called for a reported shooting in the 500 block of Poplar Street shortly before 9:30 p.m. (Source: Cincinnati Police Department)

Now, nearly two weeks after the shooting, CPD says they arrested Wilson for murder.

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