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21-year-old man found shot, killed near baseball field at Lane Field Park in Akron

Posted: 9:29 AM, Sep 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-11 09:29:32-04
Akron police

AKRON, Ohio — A 21-year-old man was shot and killed near Lane Field Park in Akron on Tuesday night.

At around 9:40 p.m., Akron police responded to the area of Howe and Moeller avenues for reports of shots fired.

Officers found an unresponsive 21-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds lying in the grass near the baseball field of Lane Field Park.

The man was later pronounced dead at the scene at 10:23 p.m.

The medical examiner will give an update once next-of-kin have been notified.