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Rhodes High School student dies days after shooting

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Posted at 12:40 PM, Sep 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-08 12:40:12-04

CLEVELAND  — A 16-year-old Rhodes High School student has died days after being shot near the school, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office.

Andre Wells was walking to school near the 5200 block of Stickney Road around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday when a red car pulled up alongside him, according to police.

He was transported to MetroHealth Hospital, where he died days later.

Police said a male has been detained, although it remains unclear if any charges have been filed. The investigation remains ongoing.

Immediately after the shooting, students said administrators declared a "Code Blue" and students were locked down in place.

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