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20-year-old man accused of shooting, killing teenage girlfriend during argument

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Source: MEGA; Cincinnati police

Mar. 29 2022, Published 9:09 a.m. ET

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A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the murder of his 17-year-old girlfriend, authorities said.

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Around 6:30 p.m. on March 27, Cincinnati police responded to a report of a person being shot.

Police found the victim — identified as Avionne Chichester, 17 — with a gunshot wound. She was taken to the hospital, where she died, according to Cincinnati police.

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According to WXIX, Chichester had a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Police said Chichester’s boyfriend, Javonte Dixon, shot her in the stomach, according to WXIX. Investigators have not said what led to the argument.

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Dixon was arrested and charged with murder. He was booked into jail and is being held on $1 million bond.

cincy shooting
Source: MEGA; Cincinnati police
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