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15-year-old East Cleveland boy dies after being shot, family members say

Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 1:45 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 12, 2021 at 3:22 PM EDT
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EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head Monday evening, died from his injuries Tuesday, according to family members.

Relatives told 19 News the teenager’s first name is London. They did not want to release his last name.

15-year-old East Cleveland boy died on Oct. 12, 2021, one day after being shot in the head.
15-year-old East Cleveland boy died on Oct. 12, 2021, one day after being shot in the head.((Source: Family))

East Cleveland police said the suspect in the murder turned himself Tuesday afternoon; however, his name has not been released.

London was shot near the intersection of E. 130th Street and Lakefront Avenue around 8 p.m. Monday.

When officers arrived at the scene, London was found lying on the ground.

EMS transported him to University Hospitals, where family members said he died from his injuries Tuesday.

Police have not released a motive for the fatal shooting.

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