Grand jury indicts 4 in 2018 Cincinnati shooting death case

Posted at 2:51 PM, Apr 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-22 14:51:09-04

CINCINNATI — A Hamilton County grand jury indicted four people Monday in connection to a 2018 fatal shooting.

Styles Hummons, 31, and Courtney Walters, 21, are each charged with murder and having weapons while under disability in the death of Brendan Phillips, according to court records. Hummons is facing more counts and is also charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder and felonious assault.

Phillips, 29, was found dead in an alley off Colerain Avenue near the Northside-Mount Airy border on Feb. 16, 2018, police previously said.

Two other people have been indicted in the case, but not charged with killing Phillips, according to court records. Donell Woods, 33, is facing charges of felonious assault, having weapons while under disability, conspiracy to commit murder and attempted murder. Tratez Mackey, 26, is charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

All four suspects are being held in the Hamilton County Justice Center.