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Man found dead with gunshot wound behind Akron house; police asking public for information

Akron police investigating fatal shooting on Division Street
Posted at 11:29 AM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-21 10:11:17-04

AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Police Department is investigating the homicide of a man who was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound behind a house Sunday night.

Police were called to the 100 block of Division Street Sunday at approximately 7:15 p.m. to a body behind a home.

Officers arrived at the scene and found a male, approximately 25-35 years old, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim has been identified as Raynard Dotson Jr., 30, of Akron.

Police said there were no witnesses and the incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department at 330-375-2490.