Child Playing With Gun Kills Friend - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Child Playing With Gun Kills Friend

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - A 14-year-old boy died after his friend shot him in the face with a shotgun in Canton.

The Stark County Sheriff's Department said that the shooting was accidental. No one has been charged.

Jorg Nennig of Osnaburg Township and a friend were apparently playing with shotguns in the friend's basement Tuesday when one of the guns went off.

The guns belonged to the friend's father. Detectives would not say if the guns were locked up.

Nennig was pronounced dead on Wednesday afternoon at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron.

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