CINCINNATI - Police have arrested a 17-year-old in connection with a recent homicide in the West End.
On Monday afternoon, Cincinnati police were looking for Dekwan Pickett, a suspect involved in the homicide that occurred at approximately 12:08 a.m.
The police search began after Hamilton County courts issued warrants for the arrest of Pickett on charges of aggravated robbery and aggravated murder.
Police stated Pickett is suspected of fatally shooting Riccardo Branham, 39, at 1108 Linn Street. By Monday afternoon, officers said they considered Pickett to be armed and dangerous as their search continued for him.
The Cincinnati Police Department Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate this offense. Anyone who has information pertaining to this offense is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Section at 352-3542 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 352-3040 or text "CINTIP" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Callers may remain anonymous and receive compensation for their information.
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