3 people shot at Akron barbershop, suspect remains on the loose

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AKRON-Akron police are investigating a shooting that happened at a barbershop Thursday morning.

Akron police Lt. Rick Edwards told FOX 8 News, shortly before 11 a.m. three people were shot inside RP's Blade Academy Barbershop on West Exchange street.

The barbershop was packed with customers at this time.

Police said the suspect was sitting in the barber chair and had an apron on.  A 20-year-old man walked in and started yelling for the suspect to get out of the chair. That is when the suspect pulled out a gun from his waistband and opened fire on the 20-year-old man, and two others.

According to police, the suspect is described as a black male ranging in age from 20-30, who is 5'6", 140 pounds,  wearing large framed black glasses, designer blue jeans and grey underwear.

Lt.Edwards said the three victims are males and  are 17, 20, and 49 years old.

Their injuries include gunshot wounds to the ankle, the shoulder and chest.

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