Miamisburg High School graduate Calob Brooks died July 17.

Teen in Miamisburg fatal shooting to remain in custody

UPDATE @ 2:10 p.m.: 

A teen charged in a fatal Miamisburg shooting will stay in custody while more serious charges are considered.

A juvenile court judge said the 16-year-old will remain in juvenile detention while investigators weigh evidence that could bring more serious charges.

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The teen’s next court date is Aug. 28. 

The youth is currently only facing charges of tampering with evidence in the deadly shooting of Calob Brooks, 19, on July 17 on North Riverview Avenue in Miamisburg.

FIRST REPORT

A 16-year-old Miamisburg High School student being held in connection with the fatal shooting of another teen is set to return today to court, where he may face more charges.

The youth has been charged with tampering with evidence in the deadly shooting of Calob Brooks, 19, on July 17 on North Riverview Avenue in Miamisburg.

Montgomery County Juvenile Court Judge Anthony Capizzi told the teen that he could face additional charges, depending on what the investigation uncovers.

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The two teens have been described by one neighbor as longtime friends. The shooting of Brooks, a 2018 MHS grad, was reported about 11 a.m. that morning.

Miamisburg police have said they are not sure who fired the gun or whether the shooting was an accident.

The accused teen does not have a criminal record, but he is charged with the third-degree felony.

The charge alleges the teen knew “an official proceeding where an official investigation was in progress” and “did alter, destroy, conceal or remove” items, Capizzi said.

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