Every year, nearly 3000 children and teens die from gunfire, and nearly 14,000 are injured.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

15-year old Ohio boy shot in head in attack

A 15-year old and a 20-year old were walking in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, when a car pulled up and people started shooting at them.  The 15-year old was shot in the head.

From the article and news footage:
Garfield Heights police said a 15-year-old boy and 20-year-old were walking near East 131st and Parkway when a vehicle drove up to them, then an unknown number of people got out and fired three to six rounds of shots.
Police said the 20-year-old ran and the victim, the 15-year-old, was shot in the head.
Emergency workers took the teen to Marymount Hospital, then a medical helicopter transported him to MetroHealth Medical Center. His condition is not known at this time.
UPDATE (2/29/12):  The 15-year old's name is T'John Terry.  He was shot twice in the head.

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