- Associated Press - Thursday, January 7, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy who they say was found lying in the yard of a home in central Ohio.

A Columbus police statement says Aboubakary Diawara was found by police and paramedics who were responding to a reported shooting shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say paramedics pronounced the boy dead at the scene on the city’s north side a short time later.

Investigators didn’t release any other details about the shooting and said they had not identified any suspect.

The Columbus Dispatch reports that initial reports indicated that the teenager had been shot while running from the shooter.


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