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Teen Shot to Death in Avondale

Teen Shot to Death in Avondale
Posted March 29th, 2014 @ 5:45pm by 700WLW News

(Avondale) -- A teenage girl was shot multiple times, Saturday afternoon.  Around 3:25, Cincinnati Police were called to the 3500 block of Reading Road, just north of Forest Avenue.  There, they found 14-year-old Tyan Atkins, with at least one gunshot wound.

She was taken to Children's Hospital, where she later died from her injuries. 

Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy and charged him with having weapons under disability and reckless homicide.  His aunt says it was an accident.

This would be the second time this month a child has died in an accidental shooting in Cincinnati.  On March 1st, eight year old Sammy Lorenzo was killed by a sibling playing with a pistol in Price Hill.


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