Homicide investigation underway in Covington

Published: Feb. 26, 2023 at 10:59 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 27, 2023 at 8:43 AM EST
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Covington police are investigating a homicide Sunday night, according to Kenton County Commonwealth Attorney Rob Sanders.

Police responded to a shooting at the 1200 block of Wheeler Street at approximately 9 p.m., where a victim was found inside a residence suffering from at least one gunshot wound, Lt. Justin Bradbury said in a release.

According to Sanders, the victim died after being transported to UC Medical Center.

Covington police say that a witness and a person of interest have been identified by detectives and that they do not believe there is any danger to the public at this time.

The police department also said they will release the name of the victim once their family is notified.

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