Teen who was 13 when he shot, killed 11-year-old brother sentenced to juvenile detention
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The boy who shot and killed his 11-year-old brother last April, when he was 13, will remain in juvenile detention until he is 21 years old.

By Natasha Anderson, WJW

STREETSBORO, Ohio (WJW) -- The boy who shot and killed his 11-year-old brother last April, when he was 13, will remain in juvenile detention until he is 21 years old.

Investigators said Elijah Lishing broke into his grandfather's gun closet to steal a handgun and shot his brother, Caleb, in the back as he lay in bed.

Investigators also said the shooting was a "premeditated act."

Friday, a judge sentenced Elijah to remain in juvenile detention until he turns 21. At that point officials will re-evaluate his case.

According to a doctor, Elijah suffers from reactive attachment disorder and never formed emotional bonds with his parents or his brother. He acted out in ways that got him into trouble; stealing, lying and lighting fires. He twice tried to commit suicide and has received intensive counseling and mental health services but, according to the doctor, it came too late.

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