Police investigating officer involved shooting in Akron

AKRON – Police confirm they are investigating an officer involved shooting that happened around 10 p.m. Friday.

The shooting took place in the 700 block of Baird Street , according to Lt. Rick Edwards.

Edwards said the officers are okay and the suspect was transported to a local hospital where he is expected to survive.

The state Bureau of Criminal Investigation was called to assist.

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