14-year-old Ohio teen dies after being shot while riding scooter

Ohio

The other youth was uninjured

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Police in Ohio say a 14-year-old boy died after he and another teen were fired upon as they were riding scooters in Columbus early Friday.

Police said the youth and a 15-year-old companion were on scooters eastbound in Franklintown at about 2 a.m. Friday when two unknown individuals opened fire on them.

Police said 14-year-old Elijah Copley was struck once and taken to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries shortly after 8 a.m. Friday.

The other youth was uninjured.

Family and friends gathered Friday night to remember Copley and call for people with information about his death to come forward.

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