NewsLocal NewsAkron Canton News


27-year-old man shot, killed in Akron alleyway Sunday

Akron Police Generic
Posted at 7:57 AM, Apr 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-26 15:01:54-04

AKRON, Ohio — A 27-year-old man was shot and killed in an alleyway in a residential area in Akron Sunday, according to a release from the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office.

At approximately 1:50 a.m. police were called to the area of Breiner Court for shots fired. When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered Michael Jones lying in the alleyway with a gunshot wound.

Jones was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:21 a.m. on Sunday.

Download the News 5 Cleveland app now for more stories from us, plus alerts on major news, the latest weather forecast, traffic information and much more. Download now on your Apple device here, and your Android device here.

You can also catch News 5 Cleveland on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube TV, DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live and more. We're also on Amazon Alexa devices. Learn more about our streaming options here.