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Stark County 17-year-old dies after being shot in the head playing Russian Roulette

Posted at 7:06 PM, Jan 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-10 19:06:35-05

AKRON, Ohio — A teenager who was shot in the head after playing Russian Roulette at an Akron home has died.

Authorities say three young men were playing Russian Roulette at 1 a.m. on Saturday with a handgun when one of them was shot in the head.

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The 17-year-old, from Louisville, Ohio, was transported from South Akron to Summa Akron City Hospital, where he died five days later.

The shooting is under investigation.