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Double shooting in Akron leaves 1 man dead, another injured

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Posted at 5:17 PM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 14:04:19-04

AKRON, Ohio — Police are investigating a double shooting that left one person dead and another injured Tuesday in Akron.

According to the Akron Police Department, officers responded to the 1300 block of Brownstone Street around noon and found two men with gunshot wounds.

A 27-year-old man, identified Wednesday as 27-year-old David Johnson, was transported to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead. The other victim, a 32-year-old man, was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

No suspects have been identified. Police said a black Jeep Cherokee was spotted fleeing the crime scene.

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