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16-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed On His Birthday, Fellow Teen Arrested On Murder Charge, Police Say

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Sep. 21 2022, Published 10:04 a.m. ET

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A 16-year-old was gunned down on his birthday and police say they arrested a fellow teen on a murder charge.

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Around 10 p.m. on Sept. 16, Cincinnati police responded to a report of a person shot on Orchard Street.

When police arrived, they found a victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died a short time later, police said.

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The victim was identified as Shawn Lewis.

According to WXIX, Lewis had turned 16 years old the day he died.

On Sept. 20, police said they arrested 14-year-old James Long in connection to the case. He was charged with murder, though police have not released a motive in the case.

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