AKRON, OH (WOIO) –
The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Jackson Township Police Department confirmed the teen found shot in a bathroom at Jackson Memorial Middle School Tuesday has died.
The boy was found shortly before 8 a.m. Feb. 20.
According to the ME, he was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
He was taken to Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron and died from his injuries Wednesday, at 12:31 p.m.
His death remains under investigation.
Investigators said the teen put the gun underneath his clothes, the 13-year-old rode the bus to school.
Authorities said no one noticed he had a gun.
Police said the staff at the middle school did a great job making sure students met their parents safely.
The gun came from his mother’s house, according to police.
Police do not know the owner of the gun at this time.
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