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11 year old shot to death in Portage County

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PORTAGE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

The Portage County Sheriffs Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Tuesday at 695 Johnson Road in Franklin Township, Portage County.

Officers were called to the address at 11:32 am. for a shooting. When they arrived they found a dead 11-year-old boy. He had been shot.

The suspect, who discharged the weapon, is also a juvenile and is cooperating with the investigation.

Authorities are continuing the investigation assisted by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

Sources say the shooter and the suspect were related and the two were playing with a gun.

The victim's body is at the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office.

So far no names have been released.

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