16-year-old Licking Heights student is Ohio Statehouse shooting victim

The Ohio Highway Patrol has identified a 16-year-old Licking Heights student as the victim fatally shot on the lawn of the Ohio Statehouse over the weekend.

Broderick Harper was killed after being shot around 10 pm Sunday on the northwest corner of the Statehouse grounds.

Shooting reported at Ohio Statehouse:One dead in reported shooting on grounds of the Ohio Statehouse

Harper, according to a grainy security camera video released Tuesday by the Capital Square Review and Advisory Board, was apparently riding electric scooters with three other people when they stopped outside the Statehouse building and he was shot, falling into the grass off the sidewalk.

One of the other scooter drivers can be seen in the video driving off. A second is seen getting off his scooter and backing away as Harper is shot. That individual then flees the scene on foot, running back in the direction the scooters originally came from.

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