By 1812Blockhouse

On Wednesday evening, for the second time in four days, the Mansfield Department of Police issued a News Release relating to a homicide investigation.

The most recent release read as follows:

“Subject: Homicide

Officers responded to 67 E. Chestnut St. at approximately 02:02 pm today after receiving a 911 call that a shooting had occurred. Upon arrival Mansfield Police Officers located a 16-year-old victim inside the residence with what appeared to be a gunshot wound(s). The victim was transported to Ohio Health Mansfield by the Mansfield Fire Department where the victim was pronounced deceased a short time later.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office will be sending the victim for an autopsy as this is an ongoing investigation.

Major Crimes detectives are working to find out what led to the shooting death as well as to identify a suspect(s). Details are very limited as this is an active and fluid investigation. Additional details will be released once they are available.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to please call Major Crimes Detective Ronnie Swisher at (419) 755-9432″

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