Victim identified, 18-year-old suspect arrested in fatal Middletown shooting

One person is dead at the scene of a shooting reported late Saturday night in the 800 block of Ninth Avenue in Middletown.

Michael O’Neil Stewart II, 35, was found deceased after Middletown police were dispatched at approximately 10 p.m.

Cameron Scott Kyles, 18, was arrested and charged with Stewart’s death.

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A release from Middletown Police Maj. Scott Reeve indicated that the shooting was ruled a homicide.

Investigation indicated that Stewart was targeted because of a drug dealing that was taking place. Kyles reportedly killed Stewart and took drugs and money from his house, police said.

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