Police identify man found dead in car after shooting in East Liverpool

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Before the discovery, officers received a report of shots fired in the area

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (WKBN) – The East Liverpool Police Department has released the identity of the man found dead in a car Wednesday night on Mapletree Street.

The victim is 26-year-old Dion McMillon, according to Chief John Lane. He had an East Liverpool address but was from out of town, police said.

A call came in Wednesday around 10:30 p.m. for shots fired around the Virginia Avenue and Mapletree Street area.

Officers found McMillion when they got there, who they believe was dead before their arrival. He had been shot.

Once the area was secured, the officers called the Bureau of Criminal Investigation to help with processing evidence.

Anyone with any information can call 330-385-1234.

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