Deion Adams: Victim ID'd in fatal Reading Road shooting

CINCINNATI -- A man who was found shot to death outside an apartment building in Avondale has been identified.

District 4 police say they found the body of Deion Adams, 20, at about 6:20 a.m. Friday in the 3500 block of Reading Road. Adams was found in front of an apartment building near Forest Avenue.

Police shut down Reading Road in both directions before opening up three lanes at about 7:10 a.m. The rest of the roadway reopened by about 10:30 a.m.

Investigators said they talked to witnesses who heard the shooting. However, as of Friday afternoon no suspect information is available.

One resident told WCPO that she heard five gunshots about 4:15 a.m.

Police said they were called out earlier for a report of shots fired. However, officers did not say if the earlier report and the fatal shooting were connected.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040. Callers can remain anonymous.

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