One of the teens running away was holding a gun. The resident checked the room and found the boy shot in the head.

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CLEVELAND -- A 15-year-old is dead after an overnight shooting.

Cleveland Police say it happened around 1 a.m. Thursday in the 14500 block of Lorain Avenue.

The teen was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where they died approximately three hours later.

Police say officers were called to the location for a boy shot. Upon arrival, officers and EMS located a boy, 15, with a gunshot wound to the head.

Police say the preliminary investigation reveals the boy was visiting the adult resident of the apartment with 2-3 other teens.

The resident reports hearing a loud noise and then saw the other teens running from the apartment.

One of the teens running away was holding a gun. The resident checked the room and found the boy shot in the head.

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