Man charged with killing brother in Cheviot, police say

Kurtis Hodge
Kurtis Hodge(Cheviot Police Department)
Published: Oct. 27, 2021 at 11:09 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - A man has been charged with murder for fatally shooting his brother in Cheviot Monday night.

Cheviot police say 32-year-old Kenneth Hodge was shot multiple times by his brother, 33-year-old Kurtis Hodge.

The shooting happened in the 3800 block of Ruth Lane.

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

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

EMS took Kenneth to Mercy West Hospital. He died at 8:11 p.m., police said.

The Cheviot Police Department officials say Kurtis is currently being held in jail.

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