Teen accidentally shoots friend's grandma

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Akron Police Officers arrested a 15-year-old male after he was playing with a handgun and accidentally shot his friend's grandmother in the leg.

Around 4:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon, officers responded to the 300 block of Grand Avenue for a 62-year-old female shot in the leg.

The female was transported to Akron General Medical Center where her injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

The teen suspect was charged with reckless assault and possession of a firearm. He was placed in the custody of the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center.

Officers recovered the handgun in a back yard on Burton Avenue.