Shooting death of teen now ruled a homicide, Ravenna police say

Shooting death of teen now ruled a homicide, Ravenna police say
Ravenna teen loses life after accidentally shooting himself in chest

RAVENNA, Ohio (WOIO) - The Saturday shooting death of a 17-year-old Akron boy is now ruled a homicide.

Ravenna teen loses life from gunshot wound to the chest

Ravenna police said Dominic Diaz-Francis was shot in the chest around 12:45 a.m. in the 700 block of Woodgate Blvd.

EMS transported him to UH Portage Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

The 911 caller told Ravenna police the teenager had shot himself in the chest.

One witnesses and a handgun was recovered at the scene, police said.

At this time, nobody is charged in the shooting.

Police are asking anyone with information to call them at 330-296-6486.

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