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Four shot, one dead in shooting at an Akron vigil

Posted: 6:19 AM, Jul 15, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-15 18:58:12Z

Akron police are investigating a quadruple shooting that left one person dead late Thursday night.

Witnesses and police say dozens of shots were fired into a crowd of 80 to 100 people who were gathered at Lane Field for a vigil.

The vigil was for Ronnie Travis who was killed on July 14, 2014 on Packard Avenue in Akron. Ronnie's brother, Recardo Jerome Giovanni Travis, was shot and killed in March of this year.

A 22-year-old man—identified as Eric Gaiter of Stowdied at the scene. Police at the scene originally told newsnet5.com that two people had died.

A 20-year-old man was shot several times in the chest. A 28-year-old woman and a 30-year-old woman were shot in the leg. 

The crime scene stretched from the corner of Campbell Street and Moeller Avenue all the way to Howe and Lane Streets.

Police worked near a car in the parking lot of Lane Field where nearly a dozen evidence markers were placed by police.

Suspect information has not been released.