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One person dead after Sunday morning shooting

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Posted at 9:24 AM, Aug 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-11 12:30:44-04

CINCINNATI — One person is dead after a Sunday morning shooting in Spring Grove Village, according to police.

Police officers responded to the 500 block of Orient Avenue around 4:20 a.m. Sunday after gunshots were heard in the area. When officers arrived, they found 31-year-old Benoit Essex dead at the scene, as well as a wrecked car.

Officers shutdown Orient Avenue Sunday morning to investigate.

The Cincinnati Police Department's Homicide Unit is investigating the incident, and if you have any information you are asked to call 513-352-3542.