Teen arrested in Clifton fatal shooting, police say

A death investigation is underway in Clifton.
A death investigation is underway in Clifton.(WXIX)
Published: Sep. 15, 2023 at 11:19 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2023 at 12:21 PM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - A teenager was arrested Thursday in connection to the fatal shooting in Clifton, Cincinnati police announced.

Amier Henderson, 17, is accused of killing Michael James Jr., 25, in his vehicle on Sept. 10, according to Cincinnati Police Lt. Tim Lanter.

Police responded to the 3400 block of Brookline Avenue around 1 p.m. that Sunday for a report of a shooting.

When they arrived, officers found a male victim with a gunshot wound dead in his vehicle, police said.

FOX19 NOW’s previous coverage indicates that two suspects were seen running from the area.

According to juvenile court records, Henderson was arrested in Shaker Heights, near Cleveland, on Sept. 11 by the Shaker Heights Police Department.

The 17-year-old’s legal guardian lives in Cuyahoga County, but his current address listed is in Cincinnati, the records say.

The teen suspect is being charged with one count of purposeful murder, one count of felonious assault and one count of felony murder.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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