Massillon boy accidentally shot by older brother as they played with gun; no robbery occurred

MASSILLON, Ohio - The 10-year-old boy who was shot Monday was injured by his brother as they played with a gun. 

Massillon police and city officials said the 10-year-old boy and his 16-year-old brother were playing with a gun when the younger brother was accidentally shot in the shoulder, according to a news release. 

The case has been forwarded to the Stark County Juvenile Prosecutor's Office for review to determine if charges will be filed. 

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