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Two brothers wanted for Akron shooting in custody

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Posted at 10:51 AM, Jul 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-25 12:52:40-04

One of the two brothers involved in an Akron shooting was arrested by U.S. Marshals in West Virginia on Monday.

Spencer Hackney, 30, of Akron, along with his brother Christopher Hackney, were wanted by Akron police after the two were involved in a Thursday night shooting in the 700 block of Amherst Street in Akron.

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Police said the brothers fired shots at the 19-year-old victim after an altercation.

Authorities received a tip that Spencer was hiding out in Huntington, West Virginia with family members.

Deputies attempted to stop Spencer while driving in a car but he fled before crashing into two U.S. Marshals vehicles.

Spencer was taken into custody in West Virginia awaiting extradition back to Akron. He could face new assault charges towards officers.

His brother, Christopher Hackney, turned himself into the Akron Detective Bureau on Tuesday.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED (1-866-492-6833).