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PD: 2 teens dead after accidental murder-suicide in Ohio

Posted at 4:28 AM, Nov 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-29 06:30:26-05

Police in Akron, Ohio, are investigating an accidental shooting-suicide involving two teenagers. 

The shooting happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday. 

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.