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Teen Shot Multiple Times in Silver Meadows Neighborhood

Kent Police seeking public's help in finding armed suspect who ran from scene early this morning.

are seeking the public's help in locating a man suspected of shooting a teenager multiple times early this morning in the Silver Meadows neighborhood.

Police received a call at 12:21 a.m. Wednesday for a report of shots fired. They discovered a male, 17, at 782 Silver Meadows Blvd. with multiple gunshot wounds. According to police radio traffic, the victim had been shot in the head.

The suspect fled westbound on foot armed with a handgun, said police.

Officers could be heard on the scanner searching along Silver Meadows Boulevard, the intersecting Carol, Denise and Anita drives, Carlisle Court, as well as at nearby .

Police said the suspect is described as a white male in his mid 20s, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, heavy build, who was wearing a white sleeveless T-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kent Police Department by calling 330-673-7732 or sending an email to KPDTips@kentohio.org.

Kent4Life August 27, 2012 at 02:38 PM
Exactly!!!!! that is why i posted IGNORANCE KILLS.....WHO IS IGNORANT ENOUGH TO LEAVE A GUN, SPECIALLY LOADED WHERE A 3 YR OLD HAS ACCESS TO IT...THANKFULLY THE 3 YR OLD DIDNT SHOOT HIS SELF ON ACCIDENT..MLBR. i bet you would think different when that criminal breaks into your home, and puts you and your family in harms way...and your only chance of survival is a bullet loaded in the gun you hold in your hands!!!! Police response probably would not help you!!
Kent4Life August 27, 2012 at 02:40 PM
AGREE JT!! what scares me the most is we have this many ignorant people who feel the solution is to remove guns....lol
Heather N. Peters September 23, 2012 at 05:30 PM
Thank you "Fred Garvin" and "J"... as for you, "Rex T Jeeper," you need slapped for blaming guns on this incident. Surely the person shooting the gun is innocent, the gun made him do it. You're ridiculous.
Heather N. Peters September 23, 2012 at 05:31 PM
AGAIN "Rex T Jeeper" the gun should have been locked up and entirely impossible for the 3 yr old boy to reach. His father should have thought of that one before... that was practically suicide on his part.
Heather N. Peters September 23, 2012 at 05:34 PM
"Rex T Jeeper"...why don't you just get a gun yourself then you wouldn't have to call on your neighbor "Chris Myers" to protect you.

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