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Police: 13-year-old boy dies after shooting self in the head while playing with gun in Barberton

Posted at 7:09 AM, Jun 21, 2017

A 13-year-old boy has died after shooting himself in the head while playing with a loaded gun in Barberton. 

It happened Monday at 3:45 a.m. at a home on Pasadena Place. 

According to police, a 13-year-old boy was visiting friends when he suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head while playing with a loaded gun. 

He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

Barberton police and the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office are investigating.