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2 teens walking on Madison Avenue in Akron shot during drive-by shooting, police say

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Posted at 8:45 AM, Aug 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-24 08:46:15-04

AKRON, Ohio — Two teens were struck by gunfire during a drive-by shooting on Madison Avenue in Akron Monday night, according to the Akron Police Department.

Two 18-year-old males were walking at around 6:15 p.m. on Madison Avenue when an unknown vehicle pulled up beside them and an occupant in the car began shooting at the victims.

Both of the victims were struck once, police said.

They were transported to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center for treatment. Their injuries are considered non-life threatening.

Police said at this time there is no description of the vehicle or shooter.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department bureau at 330-375-2490.

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