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U.S. Marshals Arrest Juvenile Homicide Suspect: Victim Was a 14-Year-Old

For immediate release

Josh Lowe, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Northern District of Ohio
Cleveland, OH
(216) 276-7505

Parma, OH – This afternoon, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested a 16-year-old who was wanted by the Cleveland Division of Police for aggravated murder.

According to the Cleveland Division of Police, on November 15, 2023, 3rd District officers were dispatched to the area of E. 93rd Street and Edmunds Avenue for a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 14-year-old victim who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and leg. The 14-year-old was later pronounced dead at University Hospital.

Today, members of the US Marshals, NOVFTF arrested the 16-year-old male at an address in the 3100 block of Augustine Drive in Parma. During the arrest attempt, the juvenile initially attempted to barricade himself in the house but eventually surrendered to officers.

U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott stated, “It is tragic that a 14-year-old was killed due to senseless gun violence. The US Marshals will continue to assist the Cleveland Division of Police in protecting the citizens of Cleveland by tracking down and arresting these violent fugitives.”

Anyone with information concerning any wanted fugitive can contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED (1-866-492-6833), or you can submit a web tip. Reward money is available, and tipsters may remain anonymous.  Follow the U.S. Marshals on Twitter @USMSCleveland.

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force – Cleveland Division is composed of the following federal, state and local agencies:  U.S. Marshals Service, Cleveland Police Department, Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Police Department, Euclid Police Department, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Independence Police Department, Parma Police Department, Aurora Police Department, Solon Police Department, Cleveland RTA Police Department, Westlake Police Department, Bedford Police Department, Middleburg Heights Police Department, Newburgh Heights Police Department and the Metrohealth Police Department.

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