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Authorities ID man shot, killed in Lockland

Posted at 8:39 AM, Apr 30, 2020

Update: Authorities arrested 26-year-old Demetri Smith on Saturday on a murder charge. A judge on Monday issued Smith a $1 million bond.


HAMILTON COUNTY, Ohio — Authorities have identified the man shot and killed in Lockland Wednesday night, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

Tremell Jones Jr., 21, was shot at about 8:50 p.m. on North Wayne Avenue near Maple Street, authorities said.

First responders transported Jones to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

No suspect information has been released, and no arrests have been made.

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and the Lockland Police Department are investigating.

Anyone with information should call the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigative Section at 513-851-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.