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Authorities ID 2 people shot dead in separate shootings in Cincinnati

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Posted at 4:41 AM, Oct 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-08 08:48:17-04

CINCINNATI — Authorities have identified two people who were shot dead in separate shootings in Cincinnati Wednesday night.

Someone shot and killed 38-year-old Darcey Bennett on Wednesday evening near Vine and St. Joe Streets in CUF.

Cincinnati police officers responded to a second shooting at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in Westwood. Someone shot 37-year-old Brandon McFarland on Harrison Avenue between Faber and Fenton Avenues.

First responders transported McFarland to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment, where he later died.

Police did not say whether they had any suspects in either shootings.

WCPO will update this story as more information becomes available.