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Akron police investigating after man shot at car wash

Posted at 11:53 AM, May 23, 2019

AKRON — An Akron man was shot in the leg Wednesday afternoon while sitting in his car at a car wash on the city’s West Side.

The shooting happened around 1 p.m. in the 1600 block of South Hawkins Avenue.

Police said the 20-year-old victim was inside his car when shots rang out. He ducked down and drove off but was shot in the leg.

The man drove to a family member's house and was then transported to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital. His injuries are non-life-threatening, police said.

Authorities were unable to provide a specific description of the shooters.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call Akron police detectives at 330-375-2490 or CrimeStoppers at 330-434-COPS.