Man charged with woman's fatal shooting in Hamilton Township

DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A man is under arrest in connection a woman's shooting death in Hamilton Township over the weekend.

Christopher Allen Timmons, 35, is held on a reckless homicide charge at the Warren County Jail in Lebanon.

His bond was set Sunday at $100,000. He is scheduled to appear in court at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Police said Timmons shot  Darlene Yocum, 32, inside their Stephens Road home just before 10:30 p.m. Saturday night and fled the scene in a truck.

Officers were dispatched to the residence for a report of a woman not breathing.

The truck was later found in Deerfield Township, where Timmons was taken into custody.

Yocum was transported to Bethesda North Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police did not say Sunday what led up to the shooting or why Timmons was charged with reckless homicide.

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