Cincinnati police have made an arrest following a fatal shooting earlier this month in Northside.
Arthur Smith, 34, of Millvale, was arrested Wednesday in connection with the murder of 34-year-old Antwan Morris, according to a news release.
Smith is also facing charges of felonious assault and having weapons while under disability, according to documents filed in Hamilton County Municipal Court.
A Cincinnati police officer said in an affidavit on Nov. 7 that Smith shot Morris in the stomach earlier that day after a verbal altercation. Smith was not supposed to have the .380 semi-automatic handgun he used to shoot Morris, due to having been convicted in the past of felonious assault, the officer said.
Officers responded around 12:40 p.m. to a report of a person shot at the 1700 block of Casey Drive, officials said. Morris was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He died of his injuries three days later.
His family says he was replacing locks at a woman’s home when he was fatally injured.
Court records show Smith is scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday at 9 a.m.
Enquirer media partner Fox19 contributed to this report.