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Coroner Identifies Teenager Killed in East Erie Shooting

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The Erie County Coroner has released the identity of the teenager who was killed by gunfire in an east Erie shooting.

The victim is identified as 19-year-old Tyrique Tate.

According to Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook, Tate died from a gunshot wound to the head.  The coroner has ruled Tate’s death a homicide.

The violent situation happened on Monday afternoon, in the area of East 24th and Reed Streets.

A total of three people were wounded.

Along with Tate, another 18-year-old man was also shot in the head.  He remains in critical condition.

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the face.  He's also still in the hospital.

Investigators say the Tate was one of four people inside of a car, when gunfire erupted.

Police say the 16-year-old boy was leaning into the vehicle, when someone inside the vehicle pulled out a gun and started firing.

Police have not found the murder weapon. 

As of now, no arrests have been made.

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