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Police arrest man in connection with 14-year-old's June death

Posted at 5:56 PM, Aug 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-21 17:56:37-04

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with the June killing of a teenager in Over-The-Rhine.

On June 30 at about 6 a.m., police responded to a report of a shooting in Grant Park at 1600 Walnut St.

The victim, 14-year-old Anthony Hinton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

With the help of the Fugitive Apprehension Squad, Cincinnati police arrested Perry Cameron, 27, on an open murder warrant for Hinton's death.

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Three people have been shot and killed near Grant Park since June 27. Nineteen-year-old James Hazel was shot dead in Hust Alley Tuesday.One man awaits trial on murder charges in the death of 37-year-old Jerome Young, killed on the same street just three days before Hinton.

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The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 513-352-3542.