CINCINNATI — One man was killed and another man was injured in a shooting in East Westwood on Sunday, Cincinnati police said.
According to officials, police were called to Baltimore Avenue and McHenry Avenue, where they located a shooting victim, who died from his injuries shortly after being rushed to UCMC. Police identified that victim as 37-year-old Robert Thomas.
"[Robert] was a father of five," Gee Devond, Thomas' cousin, said. "He was the funniest in our family. [You] were always guaranteed a laugh with him."
Police arrested and charged 31-year-old Lonnie Wilburn for the murder of Thomas Sunday. A Hamilton County judge gave Wilburn a bond of $500,000 Monday morning.
Lt. Steve Saunders said another man was driven to the hospital in a private vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound "believed to be from the same incident." Police have not identified the wounded victim, but have said his injuries seem to be non-life-threatening.