Grand Jury indicts man believed to be involved in fatal shooting

HAMILTON COUNTY — A Hamilton County Grand Jury indicted a man believed to be involved in a fatal shooting in October, according to a spokesperson with the Cincinnati Police Department.

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On Oct. 14th, around 3:49 p.m., District Three Officers as well as Cincinnati Fire Department Personnel responded to the 3100 block of Beekman St. in Cincinnati on reports of a shooting, the spokesperson said in a media release shared with News Center 7.

When officers arrived, they located the victim, Davonte Hollis, 32, suffering from gunshot wounds, the spokesperson said. Hollis was later pronounced dead on scene.

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On Dec. 2nd, Arthur Smith, 35, was indicted for the murder of Hollis, the spokesperson said.

Smith is currently incarcerated on an unrelated charge at the Hamilton County Justice Center, the spokesperson said.

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Cincinnati Police Department (CPD) Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate this incident.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to call the CPD Homicide Unit at 513-352-3542.