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Man charged with murder in Hamilton shooting

Nicholas Lorenz was arrested and charged with murder.
Nicholas Lorenz was arrested and charged with murder.(Hamilton Police Department)
Updated: May. 20, 2021 at 4:42 PM EDT
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HAMILTON, Ohio (FOX19) - A man has been arrested and charged with murder after one person was killed in a shooting in Hamilton Thursday morning, police say.

Hamilton police officers responded to the 2100 block of Madison Avenue around 10:26 a.m. for reports of a person being shot. Upon arrival, officers found a 47-year old man suffering from two gunshot wounds.

He was taken to Kettering Health Hamilton where he later died from his injuries.

Police said the investigation revealed the suspect left in a red truck.

Officers located the truck minutes after they arrived on scene, but the suspect had already fled on foot.

According to police, 40-year-old Nicholas Lorenz was located moments later by Hamilton police and taken into custody without incident.

Police have not released the victim’s name or possible motive for the shooting.

Nicholas Lorenz
Nicholas Lorenz(Butler County Jail)

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