Bond set for man charged in weekend Hamilton shooting

502 East Ave., which is building on the corner, in Hamilton. ERIC SCHWARTZBERG/STAFF

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502 East Ave., which is building on the corner, in Hamilton. ERIC SCHWARTZBERG/STAFF

Bond was set Monday at $125,000 for a suspect accused of shooting a man late Saturday night in the 500 block of East Avenue.

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Broderick Malik Jones Roberts, 20, of the 1200 block of Dayton Street, was arraigned in Hamilton Municipal Court on a charge of felonious assault.

Judge Daniel Gattermeyer set bond and scheduled a preliminary hearing for May 21. Roberts remains housed in the Butler County Jail.

Roberts allegedly shot Jaspreet Singh, 32, "while he sat in his vehicle on the Chestnut Avenue side of 502 East Ave., " according to court documents.

Singh, of Monroe, suffered a gunshot wound to the upper torso, according to the Hamilton Police report.

Police were dispatched to 502 East Ave. at approximately 10:32 p.m. Saturday.

Singh, was taken to Fort Hamilton Hospital and then transported by medical helicopter Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He was not listed in the hospital directory Monday, according to a spokeswoman.

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This news outlet was at the scene of the shooting Sunday, but neighbors declined to comment or provide information regarding the incident.

Police Chief Craig Bucheit said in a social media post on Sunday afternoon that Hamilton Police Department investigators worked through the night to locate the suspect.

The “invaluable assistance rendered by residents and witnesses demonstrates (the) power of cooperation” in keeping the community safe, Bucheit said in the post.

Roberts was sent to prison in 2016 after pleading guilty to trespass, unlawful restraint and assault, according to Butler County court records.

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