Police: Man shot in head in Akron

Posted at 2:08 PM, Oct 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-05 14:08:04-04

Akron Police are investigating the details surrounding a fatal shooting that left one man shot in the head on Saturday night.

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Police told that authorities responded to a shooting in the 600 block of Chittenden Street just before 11 p.m. 

When officers arrived to the scene, they found 51-year-old Richard Martin with a fatal gunshot wound to the head inside the home.

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They also found a 56-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his arm. He was taken to Akron City Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said. 

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office will conduct an autopsy. 

Information on possible suspects is unavailable at this time. 


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