Teen shot three times at Akron basketball court

AKRON, Ohio - A 16-year-old male was shot three times at Heinz-Hillcrest Park in Akron Sunday, police report.

The teen told police he was playing basketball at the court, and after the game, several males approached him and demanded money. The teen ran away, and heard multiple gun shots and realized he'd been struck in his chin, right arm and right leg.

He ran to a nearby home and asked for help, and the residents called police. He was transported to Akron City Hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.


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