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Coroner identifies man shot, killed in Over-the-Rhine

Fatal OTR Elder Street shooting
Fatal OTR Elder Street shooting
Fatal OTR Elder Street shooting
Over-the-Rhine fatal shooting Hamer Street
Hamer street and Elder street shooting
Posted at 5:14 AM, May 25, 2023

CINCINNATI — The Hamilton County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the man who was shot and killed Thursday in Over-the-Rhine.

Police were called to the area of Hamer Street and East Elder Street around 4:30 a.m. Thursday for the report of a shooting.

When they arrived, they discovered one victim.

According to a report from the Hamilton County Coroner's Office, the victim is 29-year-old Johntel Cooper.

Cincinnati police have not released a statement about this shooting, but did say it is being investigated as a homicide.

Investigators have not said if they are searching for a suspect.

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