DAYTON — UPDATE @ 11:15 a.m. (Aug. 4):
The Montgomery County Coroner has identified the teenager shot and killed Monday night in what police have called an accidental shooting.
Jairemiah Glenn, 14, of Dayton, was identified Thursday as the teen who was killed in the shooting, according to Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger.
Glenn’s cause and manner of death are still under investigation, Harshbarger said.
The shooting happened around 7:15 p.m. in the 600 block of Yale Avenue in Dayton Monday.
“My son’s friend just got shot in the head accidently,” a 911 caller said in a call obtained through a public records request.
Dayton police Maj. Brian Johns confirmed the teen was shot in the head and died from his injuries at the scene Monday night.
Johns said investigators believe the teen was shot accidently by his 17-year-old brother. The brother was located today and was brought in for questioning.
“We do believe that the gunfire occurred from like horseplay,” Johns said.
Johns said that evidence showed that they may have been taking photos for social media with the gun when it went off.
“That weapon was loaded and they mishandled it and pulled the trigger, and now a young man has lost his life,” Johns said.
The incident is under investigation.
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