Police: Teen arrested in slaying of 15-year-old Cincinnati boy

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Published: Aug. 10, 2022 at 9:23 PM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Police on Wednesday arrested a teenager in the shooting death of a 15-year-old earlier this year.

It happened the night of May 29 on Betton Street in the West End. Officers found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

Jerome Lipscomb III, a student at Taft High School, was pronounced dead at the scene.

CPD’s Homicide Unit and District Two officers arrested 16-year-old Dashaun Jones on a murder warrant for Lipscomb’s death.

No other information about the shooting was provided.

Jones will be held in the Juvenile Detention Center until his next court hearing on August 24.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Homicide Unit at 513-352-3542.

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