2 Teens Found Shot in Head in Ohio Woods

Gun was found on scene
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 24, 2018 12:09 PM CST
A 13-year-old shot himself Tuesday at Jackson Township Middle School in Massillon, Ohio, after bringing a gun to school. Now police are investigating after two other teens were found fatally shot in the...   (Bob Rossiter/The Canton Repository via AP)

(Newser) – Authorities say two teenagers were found shot in a wooded area of Ohio and authorities are trying to determine how they died, the AP reports. Jackson Township police say a Canal Fulton police officer checking on a 16-year-old girl and 17-year-old boy's welfare found them together around 8:30pm Friday in Jackson Township, about 54 miles south of Cleveland. Police found a handgun. The girl was pronounced dead at the scene. The boy died at a hospital early Saturday. Both were shot in the head. The teens were students at Northwest High School in Canal Fulton. Their deaths come just a few days after police say a 13-year-old boy shot himself at a Jackson Township middle school. He died Wednesday. (Read more shooting stories.)

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