Police: Kent man shoots brother with rifle



Brandon Bounds

The Kent Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place on the 1100 block of Lake Street Friday morning.

Police said John Hardaway, 31, shot his 33-year-old brother at Rockwood Apartments multiple times with a rifle. Officers arrested Hardaway later Friday morning. He is charged with felonious assault. 

His brother, whose name was not released, was transported to Akron City Hospital. His condition is currently unknown.

The apartment complex is located about five minutes from Kent State’s main campus.

Check back with KentWired for more updates.

Brandon Bounds is a general assignment reporter. Contact him at [email protected].

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