Police Arrest Man Suspected of Shooting 13-year-old in Steubenville

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Police have arrested an 18-year-old man they believe shot a 13-year-old boy as he walking to the market in Steubenville’s La Bell neighborhood.

Jermaine Crawford is expected to be arraigned in Steubenville municipal court Thursday morning.

Police do not believe the little boy was the intended target of the shoot that happened just after 6:00 p.m..

Witnesses who live on Oregon Avenue say they heard 10 to 15 gun shots from two different guns during the incident.

The bullet hit the boy in the leg, and he was taken to a Pittsburgh area hospital. 

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