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24-year-old man shot multiple times inside his car in Akron; dies at hospital, police say

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Posted at 7:36 AM, Jul 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-07 14:36:30-04

AKRON, Ohio — A 24-year-old man was killed after he was shot multiple times inside his vehicle in Akron Tuesday night, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Officers responded at approximately 11:00 p.m. to a parking lot in the 500 block of Carroll Street in Akron's University Park neighborhood.

A 24-year-old male, later identified as Derek L. Davis, was found seated in his vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds.

Davis was transported to Akron City Hospital where he later died from his injuries at 12:16 a.m. Wednesday.

His death is being investigated as a homicide.

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