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Man shot to death in Roselawn identified

Published: Sep. 15, 2021 at 9:30 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2021 at 4:55 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Cincinnati police are investigating a homicide in Roselawn.

Officers responded to a shooting reported at an apartment building in the 1800 block of Losantiville Avenue at 7:35 p.m.

They said they found a man, later identified as 57-year-old Melvin Stanford, shot in the basement.

Fire personnel responded and transported Stanford to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

Melvin Stanford
Melvin Stanford(Cincinnati Police Department)

The Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit continues to investigate.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call them at 513-352-3542.

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