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A 25-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Hamilton.
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HAMILTON, Ohio -- A 25-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Hamilton.
The shooting happened at about 7:40 p.m. Thursday at an apartment at 2 Sirena Drive.
Officers said the victim was taken to University Hospital West Chester where he was pronounced dead.
By Friday afternoon, police said the shooting was determined to be a homicide.
Officers are still trying to locate the victim’s family, so his name is being withheld.
Investigators said two men were seen in the area at the time of the shooting.
The first man was described as black, about 5 feet 10 inches tall with dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing a black long sleeved T-shirt and black jeans.
The second man was described as black, 6 feet tall with short hair. He was wearing baggy jeans with boxers hanging out.
Detectives said the men may be driving a red or maroon Chevrolet Caprice or similar vehicle.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Hamilton Police Detectives at 513-868-5811 ext 2002.