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17-year-old boy dies after shooting in Akron's North Hill neigborhood

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Posted at 7:32 AM, Jun 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-28 14:12:05-04

AKRON, Ohio — A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in Akron’s North Hill neighborhood Sunday, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Officers responded at approximately 8:15 p.m. to the 700 block of Elma Street in Akron for a shooting.

Officers arrived at the area and found the victim outside with a gunshot wound to the neck. The boy was transported to Akron City Hospital where he later died from his injuries at 8:43 p.m.

The medical examiner identified the boy as Kanyae Lamb,17, of Akron.

The medical examiner and the Akron Police Department are investigating the boy's death as a homicide.

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