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14-year-old, 15-year-old killed in accidental shooting-suicide in Akron

Posted at 10:58 PM, Nov 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-29 11:25:29-05

UPDATE: Police confirmed Thursday morning that only the 15-year-old was killed in the incident. The 14-year-old is still alive in critical condition in the hospital. Read the latest here. 

Akron Police are investigating an accidental shooting-suicide. 

The shooting happened around 7 p.m. on Grand Avenue. 

According to police, a 15-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy were playing around with a gun in a basement. 

Witnesses told police the 15-year-old boy accidentally shot the 14-year-old boy in the head. The 15-year-old then panicked and turned the gun on himself. 

Both teenagers were transported to the Akron General Hospital, where they were pronounced dead.