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Man, 42, found dead on Akron sidewalk with gunshot wound to the head

Posted at 12:39 PM, Jan 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-09 12:42:07-05

AKRON, Ohio — Akron police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 42-year-old man in the city’s Summit Lake neighborhood on Tuesday.

At around 8:30 p.m. officers responded to a report of a man down in the 100 block of Lake Street. When officers arrived they found the man lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head, authorities said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released.

It’s unknown what led up to the shooting. Authorities haven’t named any suspects.

No additional information has been released.