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Police release name of 19-year-old shot and killed in Covington

Covington homicide investigation
Posted at 6:38 PM, Feb 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-14 11:23:31-05

COVINGTON, Ky. — Covington police released the identity of the 19-year-old man that was shot and killed Sunday.

According to a news release, officers responded to the 2600 block of Benton Rd. in City Heights shortly after 3 p.m. for a report of a person shot.

Investigators said officers located Elijah Justus Lovitt, of Elsmere, Kentucky, inside a vehicle at the intersection of W. 19th and Franklin Street.

Police said Lovitt was taken to University Medical Center where he later died.

There is no suspect information at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and will be updated once more information becomes available.

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