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1 dead, 1 injured after shooting on Akron's west side

Akron Police Generic
Posted at 6:10 PM, Feb 10, 2022

AKRON, Ohio — Akron police are investigating a fatal shooting that left one dead and another injured.

The shooting happened around 3:45 p.m. in the 1000 block of Yukon Avenue, police said.

When police arrived, they found a 29-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head and a 37-year-old man with a gunshot wound.

The 29-year-old man, later identified as Jeremy Butcher, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 37-year-old man was transported to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made.