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Published: Tuesday, 9/13/2005

Youth indicted in killing of teenager shot in car

The Lucas County grand jury yesterday indicted a 16-year-old boy for the shooting death in July of another teenager.

Michael Christopher Jackson of Mayo Street was indicted on a murder charge with a firearm specification.

Justin Bernal, 16, of North Toledo, died in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center after he was shot in the head July 30.

The Bernal youth was a passenger in a car heading north on Chase Street when it was struck by a bullet. Police said he and others in the car had been in an altercation with other juveniles.

In August, the Jackson youth was certified to stand trial as an adult in Lucas County Common Pleas Court.

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