SANTA ANA – A 17-year-old was killed Friday in a shooting in a Santa Ana neighborhood that police believe was gang-related.
Officers responding to reports of someone being shot in the 1900 block of South Cedar Street about 3:45 p.m. found a teen who had been struck in his upper torso, Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said.
Investigators believe the boy was struck once from multiple gunshots fired from about 40 yards away. It wasn’t immediately clear what precipitated the shooting, or if an argument or fight had taken place.
The boy was taken to Western Medical Center in Santa Ana, where he was pronounced dead. Authorities are not releasing the teen’s name until family is notified of the death.
Two young, Hispanic males were seen running from the area after the shooting, one of whom was reportedly holding a semiautomatic handgun, Bertagna said. The male with the gun was reportedly wearing black jeans, a green, hooded sweat shirt and a black bandanna, Bertagna added, while the other male was wearing a light shirt and blue jeans.
Police have detained two juveniles and are working to determine if they are the ones who ran from the shooting.
The Delaware County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a teenager killed in a shooting in Chester late last week.
The incident happened around 10:15 p.m. Thursday along the 1400 block of Rainer Road.
According to police, two males were shot and one was later pronounced dead at the scene.
On Monday, authorities identified the deceased victim as 17-year-old Frank Turner, citing the cause of death as homicide by multiple gunshot wounds.
The second victim was rushed to Crozer-Chester Medical Center for treatment of his wounds.
Frank Turner, 17, of Chester Township, died of multiple gunshot wounds suffered around 10 p.m. Thursday in the front yard of a residence on the 1400 block of Rainer Road in the Toby Farms section of Chester Township. An 18-year-old Chester man injured in the reported shootout was listed in stable condition Friday after undergoing surgery at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland.
A 16-year-old died after being shot at a mobile home park near Lumberton Thursday night, officials confirmed. An 18-year-old suspect has been arrested.
At about 9: 52 p.m. Thursday, investigators arrived at the South Eastern Regional Medical Center to find 16-year-old Christopher Jones with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, according to Major Anthony Thompson with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.
Law enforcement tried to talk to Jones, but were not able to get information out of him, Maj. Thompson said. He died from the gunshot wound while in surgery.
Michael Jacob Locklear, 18, was arrested for the crime, Maj. Thompson confirmed. The initial information indicates that Locklear took Jones from the scene of the shooting, a mobile home park in the 2300 block of Norment Road, to the hospital, but Locklear was not at the hospital when officers arrived.
Friends and family are mourning the death of a Townview Magnet Center student who was shot and later died Thursday night.
Lovell Jenkins III, 17, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest from a shooting in the 600 block of Fern Drive in DeSoto.
DeSoto police found Jenkins a mile from the scene when officers were flagged down by a passing vehicle about 9:15 p.m. on Thursday. Jenkins was a passenger inside and was still alive. He was taken to a local hospital where he died.
Five people have been arrested in connection with last week’s slaying of a 16-year-old student from DISD’s Yvonne Ewell Townview Center, DeSoto police announced Friday.
Police arrested Kyel Rodriguez, 18, and brothers Lamaud Mathis, 20, and Tramon Mathis, 18, in the Oct. 17 fatal shooting of Lovell Jenkins III, who attended Townview’s law magnet. Two juveniles whom authorities had not identified also were taken into custody.
All five will be charged with capital murder, the department said. Rodriguez and Lamaud Mathis were in the DeSoto Jail, with bail set at $1 million for each of them Friday. The status of Tramon Mathis was unclear late Friday.
Police said they think Jenkins and two friends had been targeted for robbery when Jenkins was shot in the chest as the three sat in a car outside a house in the 600 block of Fern Drive near Hampton and Bear Creek roads.
CINCINNATI — Police say a 14-year-old student was shot to death in South Fairmount Tuesday evening.
Dwayne Lamarr Lewis attended Carpe Diem-Aiken in College Hill, a tuition-free charter school for 7-12 grade students sponsored by Cincinnati Public Schools.
A witness spotted Lewis in the middle of the street near the intersection of Blaine Road and Knox Street at about 5:11 p.m., authorities said.
When officers arrived, Lewis was dead. As of Wednesday, authorities have not released information about a suspect in the case.
CINCINNATI – Julius White, the man accused of killing 14-year-old Dwayne Lemarr Lewis received a $1 million bond Monday morning in Hamilton County court.
White was arrested by the Cincinnati Police Fugitive Unit Saturday and charged with aggravated murder for the shooting death of Lewis.
Lewis’ body was found by police in the middle of the street near the intersection of Blaine Road and Knox Street in South Fairmount Tuesday, Oct. 15.
A Washington County shooting left a 15-year-old boy dead late Tuesday afternoon, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded shortly after 4 p.m. near the intersection of Bethlehem Road and Landelius Road just west of West Fork in reference to what was reported as an accidental shooting.
Investigators found Michael Dillon Brawley dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported, and no arrests have been made, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
Brawley died of a single gunshot wound, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
A West Fork teen’s shooting death was accidental and self-inflicted, according to a preliminary investigation report released Wednesday by county deputies.
Investigators said it was an accidental shooting, but family members and neighbors believe the teen was killed.
A witness, who asked to remain unidentified, said Brawley got off the school bus and went into a neighbor’s truck. According to the witness, when Brawley threw his backpack into the passenger seat, it set off a loaded gun inside the truck.
The witness said the teen yelled that he’d been shot.
Police in Concord have identified a 15-year-old boy who died at a Concord-area hospital after he was dropped off with a fatal gunshot wound.
According to the Concord Police Department, 15-year-old Mark Gevon Bostic, Junior was left at the Northeast Medical Center by a vehicle on Sunday evening.
Bostic later died at the hospital from his injuries.
Police there was a disagreement between people in two different vehicles. About a mile later, officers say the second vehicle followed the vehicle Bostic was riding into the intersection and fired shots into the vehicle
“And we heard something like firecrackers go off and I said to my wife that’s not firecrackers – that’s gunshots” says a man who lives near the scene.
Police say one bullet hit Bostic.
On Friday, two brothers, Corey and Marlon Banner, faced a judge on first-degree murder charges. They are accused of shooting and killing Mark Bostic Jr., 15, on Sunday night.
Police arrested a third suspect, Christopher Jammel Whitfield, 19, Friday afternoon.
Police said it happened around 10 p.m. Sunday. The teen was in a car in the area of Corban Avenue and Crowell Drive in Concord.