Police charge 16-year-old in connection with Ohio quadruple homicide

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 15, 2015) — Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with murder in the shooting deaths of four people at a house in Columbus, Ohio.

When police arrived at the home in South Linden early Saturday morning, they found a woman on the sidewalk, bleeding from a gunshot wound. Inside, officers found the four bodies.

Authorities have identified the deceased as Michael Ballour, 41; Angela Harrison, 35; Daniel Sharp 36; and Tyajah Nelson 18.

The injured woman found outside was later treated at a hospital.

On Sunday night, police arrested a 16-year-old boy, said Detective Heather Collins.

The boy was charged with four counts of murder and five counts of kidnapping. Police did not disclose a motive in the slaying, nor elaborate on why the kidnapping charges were filed.

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