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Medical examiner identifies man shot and killed near Akron intersection

Posted at 1:50 PM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-05 13:50:08-04

AKRON, Ohio — The victim of an Akron homicide on Sunday afternoon has been identified as a 28-year-old man, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office.

Karrtel McGowan, 28, of Akron, was identified as the shooting victim.

The shooting happened at around 1:15 p.m. near the intersection of Crosby and Gale streets in Akron.

The autopsy has been completed and the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest and the manner of death is homicide.