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Man killed in Cheviot shooting identified

Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 9:53 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 26, 2021 at 9:13 AM EDT
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CHEVIOT, Ohio (WXIX) - A 32-year-old man was fatally shot in Cheviot Monday night in an apparent homicide, according to police and the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office.

The incident happened at an apartment in the 3800 block of Ruth Lane.

Cheviot police officers found the apartment door unlocked and the man alone with multiple gunshot wounds, according to a department release.

Officers rendered first aid until the Cheviot Fire Department arrived and began life-saving measures, police say.

EMS took the man to Mercy West Hospital.

He died at 8:11 p.m., police say.

The Hamilton County Coroner’s Office identified him Tuesday as Kenneth Hodge.

There is no suspect information at this time.

The incident is under investigation, police say.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Cheviot Police Department through Hamilton County Communications at 513.825.2280.

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