Police arrest South Fairmount homicide suspect

Posted at 11:17 AM, Jun 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-16 11:17:06-04

CINCINNATI -- Police arrested and charged a man with murder in the May 31 shooting death of 34-year-old Troy Donald.

Police arrested Bruce Branch, 30, Wednesday in connection with the South Fairmount shooting.

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Troy Donald, 34, was shot at about 1:30 p.m. while he was driving near Saturn Street and Fairmount Avenue, Lt. Steve Saunders said. The man continued driving a short distance before he crashed into a retaining wall.

First responders tried to treat the man at the scene, but he died from his injuries.

The Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit made the arrest with the help of the Fugitive Apprehension Team and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina Police Department.