AKRON, Ohio — A 13-year-old boy was arrested for a shooting that injured a 15-year-old girl in Akron on Wednesday.
The shooting happened at approximately 5:15 p.m. when a 15-year-old girl and a group of other teens were sitting in a parked vehicle in the 900 block of North Firestone Boulevard. A 13-year-old was handling a firearm that discharged and struck the girl in the arm while she was sitting in the front seat.
The 13-year-old boy who allegedly shot the girl fled the area.
The 15-year-old girl went to Summa Health Akron City Hospital where she walked in with a gunshot wound that was considered non-life threatening, police said.
The 13-year-old boy was identified and later arrested after he surrendered to detectives at the police station.
He was charged with felonious assault and carrying a concealed weapon and was transported to the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center.
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