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$500K bond for Ohio dad in son's shooting death

Associated Press • Jan 25, 2013 at 9:10 AM

Bond was set Thursday in Akron Municipal Court for 48-year-old Terrance Allen of Akron. He's also charged with felony child endangering, evidence tampering and a weapons count in Jamarcus Allen's death Wednesday.

The father flagged down a Summit County deputy, who found the boy in the family car with a gunshot wound to his head. The child died at Akron Children's Hospital.

Police recovered a handgun from the car. Police are trying to determine if the boy got a hold of the weapon or was shot by someone else.

Court records don't show an attorney representing Allen. He is being held in jail.

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