Akron police: Nephew admitted to killing uncle

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AKRON, Ohio (WJW) – Akron police say they’ve arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting that happened Saturday in the 800 block of Cordova Ave.

Officers found 64-year-old Melvin Peters dead at the home.

He had a gunshot wound to the back.

Police say 27-year-old Donnell Lawson has been arrested and charged with aggravated murder.

Police say he is the victim’s nephew and admitted the killing to police.

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