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Police ID Avondale homicide victim

Cincinnati police investigate a death in the 800 block of Lexington Avenue in Avondale.
Cincinnati police investigate a death in the 800 block of Lexington Avenue in Avondale.(WXIX)
Published: Sep. 27, 2021 at 7:25 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 28, 2021 at 8:16 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - An 18-year-old man died in a shooting in Avondale Monday afternoon, Cincinnati police said.

Avante Baker Beatty was pronounced dead shortly after he was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, police said Tuesday.

Officers found him in the 800 block of Lexington Avenue near Reading Road when they responded to a report of a shooting.

No arrests were made, and suspect information was not released.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit: 513-352-3542.

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