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Crimestoppers announce $5,000 reward for arrest of shooter in Akron homicide

Posted: 2:09 PM, May 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-02 14:09:50-04
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AKRON, Ohio — Summit County Crimestoppers is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for the death of a 25-year-old man in Akron in March.

The shooting happened on March 31, around 10 p.m. in the 1000 block of Yale Street.

Dierre D. Smith, 25, was sitting inside a black Infiniti Q50 when someone approached the vehicle and shot him in the head, according to authorities.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call Akron Police Department’s detective bureau at 330-375-2490 or Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS.

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