Two teens wanted in deadly Akron shooting arrested; 12-year-old among victims

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AKRON, Ohio – Akron detectives issued murder and burglary warrants for three teenagers wanted in a deadly home invasion.

On Tuesday afternoon, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Marquis Felder, 17 and Lavontae Poole, 16, at a Canton residence.

The home invasion happened in the 900 block of Rowe Street in Akron on June 26 around 5:30 p.m.

Police say the teens entered a home and shot four people.

A 12-year-old boy, a 24-year-old man, a 39-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man were shot.

The 34-year-old died from his injuries. He was identified as Brandon J. Varner.

Police say the suspects left through the rear of the house and ran through backyards in their getaway.

Warrants were issued for Felder, Poole, and Zaveon Carter, 17.

Police say Carter is in custody on unrelated charges.

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