16-year-old dies after shooting in Westwood, police say
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - A 16-year-old died Saturday night after a shooting in Westwood, according to Cincinnati police.
Officers say they were called just after 10 p.m. to the 3300 block of Dartmouth Drive and saw Lamar Spikes suffering from a gunshot wound.
Spikes was taken to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital where he was then pronounced dead, police said.
Officers did not say if they have arrested a suspect.
The investigation is ongoing at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 513-352-3542.
Spikes was a student at Taft High School, according to a statement from Cincinnati Public Schools.
Counselors will be available Tuesday for students and staff in need of support, CPS added.
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