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Homicide investigation underway after 26-year-old man dies in Akron Saturday

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Posted at 8:00 AM, Jan 31, 2022

CLEVELAND — A homicide investigation is underway after a 26-year-old man was shot to death in Akron Saturday night, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.

On Saturday at around 11:40 p.m., officers and EMS responded to a home in the 2100 block of 12th Street SW in Akron for a shooting.

The victim, a 26-year-old man, was found with a gunshot wound. He was transported with a gunshot wound to the Akron General Medical Center Emergency Department where he later died from his injuries at 12:11 a.m., the medical examiner’s office said.

The medical examiner said an update will be given once positive identification has been made.

No arrests have been made at this time and the incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call authorities at 330-375-2490 or the Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS. Tips can be sent by texting TIPSCO to 274637.

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