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Lorain police investigating fatal shooting of 16-year-old boy

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Posted at 7:40 AM, Jul 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-25 07:40:30-04

LORAIN, Ohio — A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Lorain early Thursday morning, according to the Lorain Police Department.

The shooting happened in the 500 block of Washington Avenue around 12:13 a.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found the boy with a gunshot wound and administered first aid. He was transported to a nearby hospital and later died.

The boy’s name has not been released.

Authorities have not released any additional details about the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lorain police at 440-204-2100.