Police report: Ohio teen evaluated days before shooting brother
STREETSBORO, Ohio (AP) — Police reports indicate a 13-year-old boy accused of killing his 11-year-old brother in suburban Cleveland had expressed a desire to hurt himself days before the shooting and was taken in for an evaluation.
The shooting happened Monday in Streetsboro, southeast of downtown Cleveland. Police describe it as a “premeditated act” but have not said what led up to it.
The 13-year-old has been charged with aggravated murder. Cleveland.com reports he was evaluated at a behavioral health center four days before the shooting, but details of the evaluation were not available.
Police say the teen used a gun he stole from his grandfather’s home. A family friend was baby-sitting the boys at the time.