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Was fatal OTR shooting tied to robbery attempt?

Was fatal OTR shooting tied to robbery attempt?
Was fatal OTR shooting tied to robbery attempt?
Posted at 10:32 PM, Mar 09, 2016

CINCINNATI -- A man was fatally shot Wednesday night in Over-the-Rhine, and Cincinnati police are working to figure out if he might have been a would-be robber.

Officers were called to the area near Green and Vine streets at about 10 p.m., where James Mixon, 31, succumbed to his injuries despite resuscitation efforts.

Lt. Tim Brown said investigators believe they've identified the gunman -- a person who called police, told them he was being robbed and that he'd shot the man trying to rob him. The investigation is ongoing.

WCPO will update this story as more information becomes available.