Man shot while remembering friend at cemetery

Posted at 9:07 PM, May 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-19 12:29:49-04

A man who was remembering the life of a friend who died in 2012 was shot at an Akron cemetery Wednesday night.

According to police, the 28-year-old man was with a group honoring the life of his friend Jeffere Blackmon, who died in a car accident, when he was shot in the left leg. 

He was taken to Akron General Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries. 

Another man was punched in the mouth.

The suspect is described as a black man who was 25 to 35 years old.