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Man dies after being shot multiple times outside convenience store in Akron

Posted at 9:38 AM, Nov 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-17 13:57:52-05

The Akron Police Department is investigating after a 57-year-old man was found shot multiple times outside a convenience store on Thursday.

According to the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office, the victim, identified as Dereke D. Alexander, was found around 5:30 p.m. on the 400 block of West Market Street. Alexander was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died.

Police have not released any suspect information regarding the shooting.

Earlier this week, a 23-year-old man was found shot to death on a sidewalk on the 2300 block of West 14th Street SW.

Both incidents are under investigation.