Akron police work to ID possible suspects in homicide


Photo of Devon Williams from Akron police

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UPDATE: Akron police say Devon Williams, 21,  has been identified as a homicide suspect; the other two males have been identified and are not involved in the homicide.

AKRON, Ohio– The Akron Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying three possible suspects after a homicide Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to the shooting on South Arlington Street shortly after 10 a.m. and found a 20-year-old man in the road. He suffered several gunshots and was pronounced dead at the scene.

His name has not been released.

Surveillance photos from a nearby business show three males who were possibly involved, Akron police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2TIP, the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED, or Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-343-COPS. You can also text “TIPSCO” to 274637. Callers can remain anonymous.

Editor’s note: This script was updated Wednesday, November 21, to reflect new information from Akron police. 

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