15-year-old fatally stabbed during altercation in Akron

Posted at 7:45 AM, Jun 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-19 14:03:30-04

A 15-year-old boy has died after being stabbed during an altercation in Akron. 

Officers were called Sunday around 7:50 p.m. to the 200 block of West Long Street. When they arrived, police discovered that the teen had been stabbed. 

He was transported to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center where he died from his injuries. 

Police later identified the victim as Ramel Jones of Beardsley Street. 

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office said the cause of death was a stab wound to the chest.