Brandon Simms, Woodlawn home invasion: Victim ID'd in fatal Chester Road robbery attempt

WOODLAWN, Ohio - Police are still looking for two men they believe are responsible for a fatal shooting that took place during a home invasion in Woodlawn.

Officers responded to a residence in 10100 block of Chester Road around 10:50 p.m. Friday after receiving reports of a shooting. (You can listen to a portion of the original 911 call in the media player above. Mobile users follow this link: http://ow.ly/nb7n8 )

First responding units located two gunshot victims when they entered the house, including Brandon Simms, who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Woodlawn Police Department.

Officers also located Lateesha Wright who had been shot in the shoulder. She was transported to University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment. 

Wright was released from the hospital early Saturday morning, according to Woodlawn police.

Investigators believe the shootings took place during a robbery attempt. It's unclear what was taken.

The investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has information about the crime, please contact the Woodlawn Police Division at 513-771-8480 or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

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