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Akron: $500K bond set for father in son's shooting death

2:21 PM, Jan 24, 2013   |    comments
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AKRON -- A judge has set bond at half a million dollars for an Akron father in connection with the shooting death of his 4-year-old son.

Allen would have to post 10 percent of the amount to get out of jail.

A judge entered a technical not guilty plea for Terrance Allen, 48, in court to charges including involuntary manslaughter and child endangering in the death of Jamarcus Allen.

According to police, Allen flagged down a Summit County deputy on Wednesday morning and the deputy found the child in the car with a gunshot wound to the head. Jamarcus died at the hospital.

Police say they recovered a handgun from the car.

Allen is scheduled for his next court appearance on Feb. 8.

The family of Jamarcus Allen has set up a fund in his name at First Merit Bank.  Donations can be made at any location.


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