Akron police investigate deadly shooting at Channelwood Village

Akron police investigating a homicide
Posted at 6:08 AM, Sep 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-12 16:48:50-04

Akron police are investigating an early morning homicide at Channelwood Village.

Police said the victim was shot at the corner of West Thornton and Dunbar Avenue just after 2:45 a.m. Tuesday.

The victim, Najae Monique Jeffries, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police worked near the entrance of Channelwood Village to collect evidence until around 5:15 a.m. then moved into the apartment complex for more investigation.

An autopsy was completed and the cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound to the head.

No suspect description has been released.