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25-year-old woman wanted for failure to appear in court for fatal Akron shooting

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Posted at 10:01 AM, May 09, 2022

CLEVELAND — A reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of a 25-year-old woman who is wanted by local and federal authorities for failure to appear in court for aggravated murder, according to the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force.

Leslie Lopez, 25, is accused of being involved in a fatal shooting that occurred at 11:40 p.m. on Jan. 29 in the 2100 block of 12th Street SW in Akron.

A 26-year-old man was shot while standing on a front porch of a home. He died from his injuries.

Lopez is described as standing at 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs about 125 pounds. She was last known to be living in Cleveland and Akron.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866- 492-6833.

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