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Second arrest made in shooting death of Hamilton 13-year-old

A second Hamilton teen has been charged in the shooting death of 13-year-old Jaraius Gilbert Jr.

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A Butler County grand jury indictment was unsealed today charging Kameron O. Tunstall with murder, four counts of felonious assault and discharge of a firearm on or near prohibited premises.

Tunstall, 18, was booked into the Butler County Jail this afternoon.

Kameron Tunstall

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Tunstall currently has no bond, and arraignment on the indictment has not yet been scheduled.

The arrest comes on the same day co-defendant Miquan Hubbard, 18, was indicted on the same charges.

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All charges against both men include the specification that a gun was used in the crimes, which would increase the sentence if convicted.

Hubbard is being held in the Butler County Jail in lieu of a $2 million bond.

Butler County Prosecutor Michael Gmoser said the defendants were complicit in the slaying of Gilbert, an eighth-grader at Wilson Middle School.

Hamilton police arrested Hubbard three days after the slaying of Gilbert.

Gilbert was shot and killed at about 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29 at an apartment complex in the 800 block of Front Street, police said.

The boy died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Butler County Coroner’s Office. His death has been ruled a homicide.

A second victim — Datorion Marcus Burns, 19, of Hamilton — suffered multiple gunshot wounds, according to Hamilton police. Burns was taken to an area hospital for treatment and was expected to survive.

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