Man Found Dead After Reports of Shots Fired
AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Police Department is investigating after a man was found dead on Dover Avenue around 12 a.m.
According to the Akron Detective Bureau, police were called out for reports of shots fired.
When they arrived, they found a man dead at the scene.
Initially, investigators believed the man was hit by a car.
But detectives told Fox 8 News that the victim was found in a backyard with multiple gunshot wounds. Police say an autopsy will be conducted today.
Dover Avenue was closed while investigators gathered evidence.
Stay with Fox 8 News and FOX8.com for updates on this developing story.