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Man's car shot up in road-rage incident in Akron; nearby house also struck by bullets, police say

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Posted at 11:30 AM, Jan 13, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-13 11:30:10-05

AKRON, Ohio — Akron Police are investigating a road-rage shooting that happened Thursday just after 6 p.m. near Frase and Eastwood avenues.

According to police, a 36-year-old man was stopped at the intersection when a white SUV pulled up behind him and its driver started honking at him and told him to hurry up.

Police said the 36-year-old and the SUV's driver "exchanged some words" and the other driver then pulled up in front of him and opened fire. The 36-year-old's vehicle was hit multiple times by bullets. A house in the 700 block of Frase Avenue, about a quarter mile south of the intersection, was also struck by gunfire.

No one was injured in the shooting.

A specific description of the shooter wasn't provided. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call police at 330-375-2490 or CrimeStopers at 330-375-2Tip.

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