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Man arrested in connection with shooting death of 15-year-old boy in Cleveland

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Posted at 9:13 PM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 21:13:34-04

CLEVELAND — A 24-year-old man was arrested in connection with the March shooting death of a 15-year-old boy in Cleveland, according to the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFT).

Authorities issued a warrant for Aaren Washington, 24, for a homicide that occurred in the area of Woodland Avenue on March 30.

Washington is suspected of shooting 15-year-old Amir Bradley several times, including in the chest. Amir was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.

On Friday, members of the task force tracked Washington to an apartment on Chardon Road where he was arrested without incident.

NOVFT arrested 44-year-old Tinisha Thomas on April 28 after suspecting her to be the getaway driver during the incident, authorities said.

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