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Chardon High School Shooting: Third Student Dies In Ohio

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A third student, Demetrius Hewlin, who was wounded in the Ohio school shooting Monday, has died at the hospital, the Associated Press reports.

According to a report by The Plain Dealer, the junior died today at the MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.

UPDATE: Police Chief Tim Mckenna told the Associated Press news of Hewlin's death came shortly after 17-year-old Russell King Jr. died. Another student, Daniel Parmertor, was the first to die just hours after the shooting.

Hewlin's family has issued a statement:

"We are very saddened by the loss of our son and others in our Chardon community," his family said in a statement released by the hospital. "Demetrius was a happy young man who loved life and his family and friends. We will miss him very much but we are proud that he will be able to help others through organ donation. We ask that you respect our privacy during this difficult time."

This is a developing story, check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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