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Two suspects arrested for robbing, shooting at homeless person in Middletown

Middletown police have arrested two suspected involved in robbing and shooting at a homeless...
Middletown police have arrested two suspected involved in robbing and shooting at a homeless person.(Middletown Police)
Published: Aug. 11, 2021 at 9:32 AM EDT
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WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) - Middletown police have arrested two people who they say robbed and shot at a homeless person.

According to the incident report, officers heard 4-5 gunshots in the area of Clinton Street in the early morning hours on Aug. 2.

They made contact with a homeless man who told them two people tried to steal his bike.

When he went to get his bike back, the man told police one of the suspects shot at him.

The man told police one of the suspects told the other, “shoot that n**** bruh,” before shooting at him.

He was able to retrieve his bike.

Police say that night they also made contact with a group of four teenagers who said a person in a red Mustang shot at them.

****UPDATE BOTH WERE APPREHENDED**** We are looking to identify these two individuals. They robbed and shot at a...

Posted by Middletown Division of Police on Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call Detective Hughes at 513-425-7733.

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