Teen shot, killed by po­lice dur­ing rob­bery

The Columbus Dispatch - - Front Page - By Kevin Stankiewicz

A 16-year-old boy was fa­tally shot Fri­day evening by a Columbus po­lice SWAT of­fi­cer mo­ments af­ter he robbed an un­der­cover of­fi­cer at gun­point dur­ing a st­ing op­er­a­tion — the sec­ond shoot­ing dur­ing such an op­er­a­tion in two days.

The lat­est SWAT of­fi­cer­in­volved shoot­ing oc­curred about 6:10 p.m. Fri­day in the 1300 block of Mount Ver­non Av­enue, near the in­ter­sec­tion of North Cham­pion Av­enue, on the Near East Side, po­lice said.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the boy as Julius Ervin Tate Jr.

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