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Medical examiner's office investigating after man found shot to death on Akron sidewalk

Posted at 8:33 AM, Aug 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-31 15:11:12-04

AKRON, Ohio — The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating a homicide that happened on Lake Street in Akron, according to a news release.

On Monday at approximately 10 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Lake Street for a possible shooting.

Officers located a male on the sidewalk with an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim, later identified as Kelvin Perkins-Davis, 18, of Barberton, was pronounced dead at 10:22 p.m.

The autopsy has been completed and the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the neck, according to the medical examiner.

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