A semi-automatic pistol that carries the .357 Magnum cartridge.
Monday night, a 13-year-old boy in Streetsboro shot and killed his 11-year-old brother with a handgun he'd stolen from his grandfather's home, according to police.
No motive has been ascribed in the killing, though Cleveland.com has now reported
that the 13-year-old had behavioral problems and had attempted to hurt himself four days before the shooting.
Police arrived at the scene at about 9:30 p.m. A family friend had been babysitting. The 11-year-old was rushed by paramedics to University Hospitals Ravenna location, where he was pronounced dead.
The 13-year-old has been charged with aggravated murder in Portage County juvenile court. The slaying is said to have been premeditated.
News Channel 5 has reported
that Streetsboro Police said the gun was a .357 Magnum and that it had been locked in a cabinet in the grandfather's home.
"Police said the 13-year-old boy dismantled part of the locked cabinet when he couldn't find a key," News Channel 5 reported.