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Police arrest second suspect in 17-year-old's shooting death

Posted at 4:09 PM, Mar 09, 2018

CINCINNATI -- Police have arrested a second person in the shooting death of 17-year-old Gregory Thompson Jr.

Frank Jones, 18, is facing a charge of murder in Thompson's death. A judge set his bond at $1 million at a hearing Saturday morning.

A 16-year-old is also facing charges related to Thompson's death. WCPO will not publicize that suspect's name because he is a minor.

Authorities found Thompson shot to death outside his grandmothers's house on Wabash Avenue in Evanston March 2. 

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Thompson's death sent ripples of grief through the Cincinnati Catholic community, WCPO previously reported. He was a junior at Purcell Marian High School, and his mother is the principal at St. Joseph School. 

Police asked anyone with information about the case to call the Criminal Investigation Section at 513-352-3542 or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.