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Police searching for suspect in Amir Mini Market murder

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Posted at 2:15 PM, Aug 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-02 14:15:17-04

CINCINNATI — Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that left one dead inside Amir Mini Market last month.

Police are searching for Mareo L. Akins, 36, in connection with the murder of 29-year-old Michael Douthit on July 8 inside the Amir Mini Market on Findlay and Linn Street.

Akins should be considered armed and dangerous, police said.

Akins, five-foot-ten-inches and 170 pounds, has two neck tattoos that read “Grandma Joanny” and “Momma Pearl” with doves.

Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect should contact the Cincinnati Police Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542 or Crime Stoppers at (513) 352-3040.