Coroner identifies 16-year-old killed in OTR shooting

Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 10:37 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 17, 2022 at 7:36 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - A 16-year-old boy died Friday night following a shooting that happened in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati police said.

Officers say it happened around 9:45 p.m. at Main and Orchard streets, just south of Liberty Street.

When police arrived, they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

EMS transported the victim to Cincinnati Children’s, where he later died, police said.

The Hamilton County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Shawn Lewis. He has just turned 16 on the day he was shot.

Officers have not provided a suspect description at this time.

Police are still investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040.

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