Third suspect charged in October shooting death

Posted at 1:35 PM, Apr 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-01 13:38:19-04

CINCINNATI – Police arrested a third man they said was responsible for the death of a 24-year-old man in Northside last October.

Johnny Siler, 20, was charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated murder March 17 in the death of Javaris Lewis Oct. 5, 2015.

Police had found Lewis dead at the scene of a reported shooting in the 1900 block of Kentucky Avenue that evening. They arrested Blake Dickerson, 24, the next day and charged him with aggravated murder and aggravated robbery.

Then, a few weeks later, police also arrested a 16-year-old and charged him with aggravated murder and aggravated robbery as well.

Police asked anyone with information about Lewis’ killing to call the Criminal Investigation Section at 513-352-3542 or Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040, or to text “CINTIP” plus the message to 274637. Police said callers may remain anonymous and may receive compensation for information.