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29-year-old man found shot to death in an Akron backyard on Christmas Eve

Posted at 7:19 AM, Dec 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-26 07:22:21-05

AKRON, Ohio — Akron police are investigating after a 29-year-old man was found shot to death on Christmas Eve.

Police responded to the 400 block of Edgewood Avenue around 9:00 a.m., where they found a 29-year-old man in the back yard with a gunshot wound, according to a new release from the Akron Police Department.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Akron police.

The victim's name is being withheld pending family notification and an autopsy by the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office.

Police have not identified any suspects, according to the release.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490.