One in custody in killings of 14-year-old girl, 24-year-old man in Akron


**Update: at 2:30 p.m. 6/5/20: The medical examiner’s office originally said one of the victims was 13 years old; later, the M.E. updated to say the victim was 14.

AKRON, Ohio (WJW) – The Summit County Medical Examiner and the Akron Police Department are investigating the shooting deaths of a 14-year-old girl and a 24-year-old man.

According to the M.E.’s office, law enforcement responded to the 100 block of Brighton Drive for a shooting around 10:50 Thursday evening. 

Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Akron police say the two were shot during a fight.

Another person, a man in his 20s was also shot in the leg.

According to detectives, they have a suspect in custody.

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