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16-year-old arrested for allegedly shooting, killing 17-year-old in Parma

Posted at 8:06 PM, Jun 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-22 17:46:38-04

PARMA, Ohio  — A 16-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a 17-year-old boy in Parma on Tuesday.

The shooting happened around 3 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Park Boulevard.

When police arrived, they found Lawrence Morgan with a gunshot wound.

Morgan was transported to Metro Hospital, where he later died.

Police arrested a 16-year-old on Wednesday in connection with the shooting.

He has been charged with murder, felonious assault and improper discharge over a roadway.

Police said the two teens knew each other and that it was not a random shooting.

Police said several people were seen running from the scene and that several bullet casings were found in the street.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call police at 440-885-1234.