NewsLocal NewsAkron Canton News


22-year-old man shot, killed when fight breaks out near Akron intersection, police say

Posted at 9:26 AM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-04 09:26:55-04

AKRON, Ohio — The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office and the Akron Police Department are investigating the shooting death of a 22-year-old man in Akron on Monday, according to a news release.

At around 3:30 p.m., the 22-year-old and another person got into a verbal and physical fight near the intersection of Princeton Street and West South Street in Akron.

The other person took out a weapon and shot the 22-year-old several times, according to the medical examiner's office.

The 22-year-old man was taken to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center where he died from his injuries at around 5:05 p.m.

Once the victim has been positively identified and next-of-kin is notified, the medical examiner will provide an update.