Elyria teen held in the shooting of friend

(Lorain County)- A teenager arrested in connection to a shooting in Elyria over the weekend was friends with the victim.

Police say 17-year-old Brandon Bruce died after being shot in the face while visiting a home on Furnace Street. The juvenile is currently facing charges of tampering with evidence.

Brandon's father, Charles Bruce says he is heartbroken from the loss. He tells Newsradio WTAM 1100, that his son was the light of his life, and did what he could to keep his Brandon out of harm's way.

Detectives report the investigation is ongoing and additional charges are expected.

(Photo by Ken Robinson/WTAM)

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