Portage County | 11-year-old shot dead by another juvenile

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP -- An 11-year-old boy was fatally shot by another juvenile Wednesday in Franklin Township, according to the Portage County Sheriff's Office.

According to Lt. Gregory A. Johnson, the Sheriff's Office was called to 695 Johnson Road about 11:30 a.m.

They found the 11-year-old dead. The juvenile who discharged the weapon is cooperating with the investigation.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is assisting in the investigation, and no other details are available at this time, according to the Sheriff's Office.


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