The name of a Christmas Eve homicide victim has been released by the Fairfield Township Police Department.
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Keywontae Jaterrance Carter Smiley, 22, of Middletown, was shot about 1:50 p.m. Dec. 24 in Tyler’s Creek Apartments, according to police.
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Two adult males were in their car in the 3400 block of Waterfowl Lane when a black male suspect approached them and allegedly tried to rob them, police said. The suspect brandished a firearm and fired several shots, striking the vehicle passenger. The suspect then ran westbound across Wildbranch Road toward Gateway Avenue, police said.
The suspect is described as a black male, late teens to early 20s, 5-foot-6, skinny build, black clothing, including a black hoodie.
Fairfield Township Fire Department transported the gunshot victim to UC Health West Chester, where he was pronounced dead.
This case remains under investigation.