Youth Football Coach Shot Dead in Cincinnati

Efthymis Oraiopoulos
By Efthymis Oraiopoulos
October 21, 2022USshare
Youth Football Coach Shot Dead in Cincinnati
Jermaine Knox. (Cincinnati Police Department)

A youth football coach was shot dead in front of his players in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Tuesday.

Jermaine Knox, 37, died on the scene after being shot by a man outside College Hill Recreation Facility, after finishing his team’s practice there, Fox19 reports.

Knox was with another individual when the man approached and shot them both.

The second victim was wounded and transferred to a medical center, police said.

No information about the suspect or his motivation has been released.

Fox19 reported that according to community activist Mitchell Morris, who was at the scene, children of Knox’s team witnessed the incident.

The case is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cincinnati Police at 513-352-3542.

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