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Teen arrested in Knoxville, Tenn. for Cincinnati shooting that left man dead, woman hospitalized

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Posted at 9:41 PM, Jul 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-30 21:43:34-04

CINCINNATI — A 14-year-old has been arrested in Knoxville, Tennessee in connection with a Sedamsville shooting that left one man dead and a woman in critical condition, Cincinnati police announced Thursday.

Police said around 3:35 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to Fairbanks Avenue for a shooting and found two victims. Police identified the man who died as 29-year-old James Hunter. The woman who was shot was transported to UC Medical Center in life-threatening condition.

Officers on scene said the incident started as a house party on Fairbanks Avenue and ended in a shooting.

On Thursday afternoon, Cincinnati police and the U.S. Marshals arrested a 14-year-old boy in Knoxville and charged him with Hunter's murder.

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.