PD: Man charged with murder in West End shooting death from April

Posted at 11:29 PM, Apr 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-31 13:33:30-04

Judson Roper Jr.

CINCINNATI -- Police arrested 22-year-old Cormon Harriell on Tuesday, charging him with murder for the death of 26-year-old Judson Roper Jr. on April 26 in the West End.

Witnesses flagged down a fire truck on the road and directed them to the victim's location near the intersection of Linn and Findlay streets. District One officers found Roper suffering from a gunshot wound at 9:52 p.m April 26. According to police, he died on the way to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The incident marked the second deadly shooting in the West End neighborhood within that week: Police discovered 34-year-old Kendall Perkins shot to death inside his car on April 19. 

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Criminal Investigation Section at 513-352-3542 or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040 or submit a tip at Callers may remain anonymous and may receive compensation for their information.