Photo by: Katie Cepero/WCPO

By: Taylor Weiter

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati police arrested a 23-year-old man in connection to the shooting death of a 44-year-old woman in West Price Hill Wednesday night.

Cincinnati police blocked off the 1200 block of Sunset Avenue around 9 p.m. as they investigated the shooting.

Officers found a woman who was shot in the chest, Cincinnati police said. She was taken to UC Medical Center, where she later died.

Cincinnati police identified the woman Thursday as 44-year-old Brandy Lawless.

Investigators arrested Zachary Barnhorst, 23, charging him with Lawless’ murder.

Barnhorst was taken to the Hamilton County Jail and booked around 7:30 a.m. on Thursday.

Anyone with information about the homicide is urged to call Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide unit at 513-352-3542.

Reposted with permission from WCPO 9 Cincinnati.

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