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Victim identified in deadly shooting in Roselawn

Second deadly shooting at Roselawn club since May
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Posted at 11:01 PM, Oct 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-09 21:35:51-04

CINCINNATI — One man was killed during a shooting Friday night at Brandy's Lounge in Roselawn off of Reading Road.

Derek Smith, 31, was identified as the victim by the Cincinnati Police Department in a press release on Saturday.

"At approximately 9:49 p.m., District 4 officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 7700 block of Reading Road," the release stated. "Upon arrival, responding officers located a victim suffering from gunshot wounds. Fire personnel responded and determined the victim to be deceased."

May Shooting: One dead, three wounded in shooting at nightclub

This is the second deadly shooting at the nightclub since May. Donta Martin, 36, was killed in a shooting at the same location, and three others were wounded.

CPD's Homicide Unit is investigating the shooting and asking anyone with information to contact the department at 513-352-3542.