2 juveniles charged in Madisonville killing

CINCINNATI -- Two juveniles were arrested Wednesday and charged with the shooting death of a man in Madisonville.

Police found 24-year-old Joshua Gassett in the driver's seat of a car in the 6500 block of Desmond Street on May 31. He suffered several gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy have been charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated murder.

Police said the suspects ran into nearby woods after the shooting. Police hoped someone would come forward with information because there were several witnesses that afternoon.

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The homicide marked Cincinnati's 32nd of the year overall, according to Cpt. Jeff Butler of the Cincinnati Police Department.

The teens appeared in court Thursday where the judge scheduled a hearing for June 26 to determine if the teens will be tried as adults of juveniles.

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