60-year-old man shot and killed in Akron home

AKRON, Ohio– A 60-year-old man was shot and killed inside a home in Akron Thursday evening.

Officers were called to Zahn Drive shortly after 6 p.m. for a report of shots fired.

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office said police found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Akron police said witnesses reported seeing a man running from the apartment towards Thurmont Street.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2TIP, or Summit County Crime Stoppers at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with the info to 274637.

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