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Visitation scheduled for 16-year-old killed in Turtle Creek shooting

Ben Schmitt
| Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home
Jerame Turner, 16, one of two Woodland Hills School District students shot and killed, volunteered during a Thanksgiving turkey giveaway last month in Braddock.
Jerame Turner, 16, one of two Woodland Hills School District students shot and killed, volunteered during a Thanksgiving turkey giveaway last month in Braddock.

Visitation for Jerame Turner, the Woodland Hills High School junior shot and killed this week in Turtle Creek, in scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory.

Meanwhile, Allegheny County police said Thursday they have nothing new to report regarding suspects or arrests.

Turner, 16, was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the 400 block of George Street in Turtle Creek around 11 p.m. Monday. An unidentified 13-year-old was also shot in the arm and is expected to recover.

An obituary said Turner was a dual enrolled student as both a junior at Woodland Hills High School and a freshman at Community College of Allegheny County.

“Jerame had a passion for cooking, he'd create delicious dishes that he'd pour his heart into for all,” the obituary said. “As he would say ‘All my food is FIRE!' Jerame was also a perfectionist when it came to keeping house, just like his mother.”

Turner played linebacker on the high school football team. He wore jersey No. 87.

“Jerame's charismatic personality was a true blessing for everyone who knew and loved him,” the obituary said. “His smile would light up every room he entered. Jerame had an infectious laugh, natural charm and sense of humor – that combined with his looks melted hearts.”

Visitation is 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1111 Monroeville Ave. in Turtle Creek. A private family service will follow.

Ben Schmitt is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 412-320-7991, or via Twitter @Bencschmitt.

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