Arrest Made in Homicide of 16 Year Old Girl

On Friday, February 8, 2013, a 16 year old girl was shot and killed outside of her home in the 3600 block of West 102nd Street. Officers recieved a radio assignment to respond to the home shortly after midnight, where the victim was found shot in her back yard. The victim’s father reported that he heard the gunshots, went to check on his daughter and discovered her outside. The girl was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where she died as a result of her injuries.

This morning, detectives arrested a 16 year old male suspect, known to the victim, in the 3400 block of West 88th street. The male was arrested without incident. This matter will be further investigated.