Hamilton man fatally shot in Reading over weekend

Phazion Whyte is charged with reckless homicide after the shooting death of Adrian Bufford, of Hamilton, on Saturday night in Reading. (WCPO)
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Phazion Whyte is charged with reckless homicide after the shooting death of Adrian Bufford, of Hamilton, on Saturday night in Reading. (WCPO)

A 20-year-old Hamilton man was shot in the head and died Saturday night, according to police.

Emergency crews found Adrian Bufford at an apartment on East Lakeview Drive in Reading at about 9:21 p.m.

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Medics took him to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Phazion Whyte, 19, is charged with reckless homicide, according to Reading Police Chief Scott Snow.

Whyte is being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center.

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Journal-News media partner WCPO contributed to this report.