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Innocent Maple Heights teen gunned down at relative's home, police say

Posted at 3:56 PM, Jan 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-10 16:02:36-05

MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio — Maple Heights police have released more information about the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old.

On Tuesday, police responded to a shooting in the 14000 block of Reddington Avenue.

Police found 17-year-old Javon Anderson with multiple gunshot wounds.

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Anderson was visiting a relative's house when he was shot. He was transported to Metro Hospital where he later died.

Police said Anderson answered a knock at the door and was shot by unknown suspects. Officials say multiple people were involved in the shooting.

Anderson, who was innocent of any wrongdoing, was gunned down in a family residence, according to police.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Maple Heights Detective Bureau at 216-587-9264.