On Friday, detectives from the Elyria and Lorain police departments arrested a 16-year-old boy and 18-year-old Jose Antonio Campos, both of Lorain.
The 16-year-old was charged with murder, felonious assault, discharging firearms at or into a
habitation, discharging firearms on or over a premises and tampering with evidence. He is currently being held at the Lorain County Juvenile Detention Home.
Campos was charged with complicity of murder and felonious assault.
On Monday, Campos was arraigned in court and given a $50,000 bond on each count and was released after posting.
Police were called to a home on 3rd Street at around 5 a.m. on September 12 where they found the boy who was shot to death while laying in his bed. Investigation shows gunshots were fired at the family’s home.
It is unknown if the high school freshman was the intended target because there were 5 people in the home at the time of the shooting.
In a Tuesday morning press conference, Mayor Frank Whitfield had a message for the youth in the community.
“Put the guns down,” he said. “We’re expecting you to be young, but put the guns down.”
Detectives are continuing to investigate.
If you have any information, contact Detective Wise at (440) 326-1212 or send an anonymous tip by texting 847411.