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Posted on: November 14, 2021

Homicide Investigation

Sidney Police 1820

On Saturday, November 13 2021, at approximately 9:30 p.m. Sidney Police responded to 2461 Apache Dr., Sidney Ohio in regards to shots fired at the residence. Upon arrival first responders discovered a 21 year old male lying on a bed in a bedroom of the residence.  The male was deceased due to a gunshot wound.

Investigators and evidence technicians responded to the scene.  It was learned that the male subject’s death was due to a shot that was fired from the outside of the residence thru the bedroom window where the male victim was located.  

The deceased was identified as Clement J Smith Jr, age 21, of the Common Wealth of Bahamas.  

This investigation is still ongoing.  It is asked that if anyone may have seen, heard, or know anything about the shooting incident to contact the Sidney Police Department at 937-498-2351 or Crime Stoppers at 937-492-8477 (TIPS).

Capt. J A Tangeman

Sidney P. D.

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