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Lakeshore Teen Dies After Gunshot Wound To Head

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Charles White Jr.MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. – A 17-year-old Muskegon High School student has died after being shot in the head earlier this week.

Charles “CJ” White Jr. died in the hospital at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday after being taken off of life support, according to a spokesperson from Mercy Health Hospitals.

White was shot at around 8 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Hume and Leahy Streets in Muskegon Heights.

Police say that the teen was found lying face down in the road. The Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office says that it is investigating the possibility that the shooting was accidental.

A 17-year-old male suspect is in custody but police have not yet identified him.

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