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43-year-old man shot to death in Akron

Posted at 2:39 PM, Jun 15, 2020

AKRON, Ohio — A 43-year-old man was shot and killed early Saturday morning in Akron, according to police.

Officers responded at around 7:40 a.m. to the area of Buchtel Avenue and Chapel Drive for a report of a man down.

Police found the 43-year-old man, later identified as Brian Powers, unresponsive and with apparent gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 330-375-2490.