Teen Charged with Murder

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Newark Police announced an arrest in the shooting of a 15-year-old early Wednesday morning.

Authorities said they have charged a 16-year-old male with two counts of attempted murder.

On Wednesday, Newark Police were called to the area of 400 Washington Street just after 4:00 a.m. there they located a teen with multiple gunshot wounds to his lower extremities.

The victim was transported to Nationwide Children’s Hospital by medical helicopter.

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Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.