Father of boy struck by car wanted in connection to shooting death of driver

Father of boy struck by car wanted in connection to shooting death of driver
Deonte Baber, 25 (Provided)
FOX19 NOW/Mike Woeste
FOX19 NOW/Mike Woeste
Jamall Killings (Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Jamall Killings (Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

WALNUT HILLS, OH ( FOX19) - Cincinnati police have identified two murder suspects, one being the father of the child who was hit by a car, are wanted in the shooting death of the driver.

Court records allege Deonte Baber, 25, caused Jamie Urton's death last week "by firing multiple gunshots into the victim's vehicle, striking the victim."

Court documents state that 24-year-old Jamall Isaiah Killings, the father of the child that was struck, is also wanted in connection with the death of the driver. Stating he caused Urton's death by, "means of a firearm."

Urton, 44, of Loveland, died March 24 shortly after the shooting in the 2300 block of Kenton Street in Walnut Hills.

Police say Baber should be considered armed and dangerous. A $2,500 reward is offered by Crime Stoppers for tips on his whereabouts.

The employee of Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired accidentally hit a 4-year-old boy in the street and stopped to check on him about noon, police have said.

That's when Urton was assaulted by three nearby pedestrians and then shot, they have said.

He was pronounced dead at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

On Thursday, police with assault rifles and handguns drawn surrounded a home on Kenton Street near the shooting scene.

Three pit bulls were removed from a home and turned over to SPCA Cincinnati.

Who killed employee of Cincinnati Association for the Blind?

The boy suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Services for Urton will be held in Mason Friday.

Visitation is set for 10 a.m. to noon with a funeral service to follow at Shorten and Ryan Funeral Home, 400 Reading Rd.

Donations may be made in his honor to the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Anyone with information about the suspect should call Crime Stoppers at 352-3040

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