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Teen charged with murder after fatal police shooting

December 14, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police have charged a 16-year-old girl with murder in connection to a police shooting that killed another 16-year-old boy.

Authorities arrested the girl Thursday and also charged her with robbery, saying she played a role in the robbery that lead to Julius Tate Jr.’s death.

Columbus police say Tate pointed a gun at an undercover officer Dec. 7 during a sting aimed at robberies of people after social media sales.

Another officer opened fire, striking Tate. He died at a hospital.

The officers involved were placed on administrative leave pending an investigation of the shooting.