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Teen Shot To Death In Green Township

Posted Monday, June 30th 2014 @ 5pm  by 700WLW News

(Green Township) A teenager is dead after being shot in Green Township. Hamilton County deputies say the shooting happened at a home in the 5500 block of Marie Avenue around 2 p-m.  

Friends said the two 13-year-olds were playing with the handgun when one of them accidentally fired it.   Officers found the wounded boy with a gunshot wound to the head. 

Investigators said the 13-year-old boy was airlifted to Mercy West Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officers have not released the victim's name, but friends are posting sympathies on the Facebook page of Hawken Hemmerle.

Police said the suspect stole the handgun from another Green Township residence, and brought it to the victim's house.

Officers have arrested a 13-year-old boy and charged him Reckless Homicide and Theft of a Firearm.

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