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Robber shoots Akron man in the head, steals PlayStation 4 during home invasion

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Posted at 11:42 AM, Jan 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 11:42:52-05

AKRON, Ohio — An Akron man is in serious condition after being shot in the head during a home invasion on New Year's Day.

According to Akron police, the burglary happened in the 200 block of Arch Street just after 4 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found the 30-year-old victim lying on the floor with a gunshot wound to the head. Officers located another person, who had called police, in a different part of the home.

The caller told police that an unknown man walked into the house and started shooting. The man then grabbed a bag containing a Sony PlayStation 4 and ran off.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Authorities are asking anyone who may have information about the incident to call the detective bureau at 330-375-2490 or call Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS. You can also send a tip by texting TIPSCO followed by the tip to 274637.