Photo by: Adam Schrand

By: Christian LeDuc

CINCINNATI — A 16-year-old boy is dead after an early morning shooting in Winton Hills, Cincinnati police said.

The shooting occurred shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of Strand Lane.

When police arrived, they discovered Brandon Burton suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, investigators said. He was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center where he later died.

A WCPO crew on the scene saw a large crowd with several people detained in handcuffs. It is unclear how those people are involved.

Police are investigating Burton’s death as a homicide.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 513-352-3542.

This is a developing story and will be updated once more information becomes available.

Reposted with permission from WCPO 9 Cincinnati.

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