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18-year-old man killed in Lincoln Heights shooting identified

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Lincoln Heights early Friday morning (WKRC)

LINCOLN HEIGHTS, Ohio (WKRC) - A man is dead after a shooting in Lincoln Heights early Friday morning.

Deputies responded to a report that a man was shot on Behles Avenue near McGhee Street just after 2 a.m.

They found 18-year-old Adoniyah Nachural Pruitt II, who had been shot.

He was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Jason Rutherford has been arrested and charged with murder, drug trafficking and weapons under disability.

This incident remains under investigation by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Section. Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Investigative Section at (513) 851-6000, or Crime Stoppers at (513)353-3040.

Rutherford will be arraigned on Saturday morning.

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