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16-year-old boy fatally shot on Cleveland's west side

The victim has been identified as Arthur McKeller of Cleveland Heights.

CLEVELAND — A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot by an unknown shooter at a gas station on Cleveland's west side Wednesday in an incident that remains under police investigation. 

At 4:28 p.m., Cleveland Division of Police officers responded to a report of a shooting at 3101 Scranton Road and transported the victim, who police say suffered gunshot wounds to the body, to MetroHealth where he was pronounced dead. 

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The teen shooting victim has been identified as Arthur McKeller of Cleveland Heights. 

No persons of interest have been identified in relation to the shooting. 

According to a preliminary investigation by CDP homicide detectives, the victim and a friend were sitting at the gas station and were shot at by an unknown person. Both fled the area, and the victim collapsed from his injuries in front of a townhouse in the 1700 block of Clark Avenue.

Police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to contact investigators at 216-623-5464. Anonymous tips can be made to CrimeStoppers of Cuyahoga County by calling at 216-252-7463.

 A cash reward of up to $5,000 may be available.

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