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Akron police investigating fatal shooting at barbershop

Posted at 11:37 AM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-29 12:05:22-04

Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Tuesday night at an Akron barbershop.

The shooting occurred just before 7 p.m. at John's Barber Shop, 226 East Cuyahoga Falls Ave., according to police detectives.

A witness told police two men entered the store and started arguing with one of the victims. One of the men pulled a handgun during the argument and fired several shots. A 33-year-old man was injured and another person was fatally shot, authorities said.

The injured man was taken to a nearby hospital by a barbershop employee, police said. The identity of the deceased victim hasn't been released. Both victims were patrons of the barbershop, police said.

No suspect information or any additional details have been released.