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Teen Killed Outside Library Identified

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Scene on Lorain Ave. in Cleveland

Scene on Lorain Ave. in Cleveland

Scene on Lorain Ave. in Cleveland

Scene on Lorain Ave. in Cleveland

CLEVELAND–  The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the teenager who was shot and killed behind the Eastman branch of the Cleveland Public Library.

Police said the teen was walking with another male on Lorain Avenue, when they were confronted by someone driving a red pickup truck.

Police said the person in the truck fired a shot at the teen, then took off.

The teen was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he died.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office said the victim is Mustafa McWhorter, 18.

The library was closed after the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464.