Deadly Shooting at Westwood Walmart, 2322 Ferguson Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45238
Prosecutor Response (Video)
Joe Deters, Hamilton County Prosecutor
Suspect charged as of Wednesday, April 27th 2022
Saturday, November 27th, 2021 at about 3:30 p.m.
Victim: Jamontea Brown
Suspect: Josiah Hassel, 26
Jamontea Brown holding a baby.
Victim appears to be talking to two other people while waiting for a ride
Victim was shot point blank shooting at the back of the head by suspect
Suspect got away in the black car seen in some of the surveillance video.
The shooting was the result of a squabble over a small sum of money
Crowded Walmart parking lot
"He (Josiah Hassel), is incredibly dangerous. Anybody willing to do something like that should never be on our streets."
Shooting leaves shoppers panicked, neighborhood leaders furious
Westwood Community leaders say "Neighbors are still on edge from this incident"
"There's a fear for our neighbors' safety. We want our neighborhood to be a place where everyone feels welcome, safe to go about their business and have a nice, safe, comfortable place to live."
“The shooters, these fools out here, have no conscience right now. They feel real confident, like everything is going to be alright once they do this”: Rodney Christian, president of East Westwood’s Community Council
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