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Sunday morning homicide is eighth deadly shooting in less than two weeks in the city

Judge issues $1 million bond for Navonta Snow
Posted: 5:29 AM, Jun 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-10 21:37:42-04
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CINCINNATI — A homicide Sunday morning in Lower Price Hill marks the eighth deadly shooting in Cincinnati in less than two weeks.

Officers from the Cincinnati Police Department were called to the 600 block of Naeve Street around 2:45 a.m. after gunshots were heard in the area. When they arrived, officers found 39-year-old Shawn Hope, who had been shot, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Then, around 11:45 a.m. Sunday, police arrested and charged 23-year-old Navonta Snow for the death of Hope. A judge on Monday issued Snow a $1 million bond.

The other homicides happened in Columbia-Tusculum, Evanston, East Price Hill, the West End, Mount Airy and Bond Hill. Only one other suspect has been arrested at this time.

On May 30, Brandon Miller, 29, was found shot near Alms Park in Columbia-Tusculum around 10 p.m. He died at the hospital, and one suspect was placed in police custody in relation to his homicide, according to police. The suspect's name has not been released.

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Someone shot and killed 25-year-old David Lynn Jr. on May 31 in Evanston near the 3100 block of Durrell Avenue.

On Sunday, a suspect fatally shot Taher Taher, 32 , in East Price Hill near Bassett Road at Purcell Avenue.

Someone shot and killed Gannon Hillman, 25, in Bond Hill Wednesday morning near 1931 Garden Lane. In Mount Airy the same day, a suspect shot and killed 19-year-old Brandon Phoenix at a bus stop on Colerain Avenue near North Bend Road.

On Thursday, a suspect fatally shot 37-year-old Ricky D. Lackey in Bond Hill near the intersection of Reading Road and Berkley Avenue.

Someone shot and killed a person Friday morning near 1049 Central Avenue in the West End. The victim was identified as 28-year-old Paris Crosty.

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Friday morning, Lt. Col. Michael John with the Cincinnati polcie Department called the number of recent shootings "alarming." John also said the police need people to come forward with tips to help catch the people responsible for these homicides.

Snow is scheduled to appear in court on June 19.

If you have any information about any of these homicides, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 513-852-3040. All tips can remain anonymous.