Shooting Claims Life of 11-Year-Old Boy in Portage County
FRANKLIN TWP., Ohio– The Portage County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that claimed the life of an 11-year-old boy in Franklin Twp.
Authorities said it happened on Johnson Road just after 11:30 a.m., Wednesday.
Deputies responded to the home after a report of an 11-year-old shot.
The boy was dead when authorities arrived.
They said the juvenile who discharged the weapon is cooperating with the investigation.
The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is assisting the Portage County Sheriff’s Office.