11-year-old killed in Franklin Township shooting

Jacob Byk, TV2

The Portage County sheriff is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at 11:32 a.m. at 695 Johnson Rd. involving two juveniles.

 The shooting occurred in Franklin Township, within a mile of Kent Roosevelt High School.

 Deputies found that the 11-year-old male was dead on arrival, and the suspect, also a juvenile, is cooperating with the investigation.

 Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating the event, but preliminary reports indicate that it “looks like an accidental shooting,” Portage County Sheriff David Doak said. 

Video by Allie Johnson.

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