AKRON, Ohio – The Summit County Coroner is investigating two homicides that took place over the weekend in Akron.
On Saturday afternoon, at about 3:15 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said police were called to the 200 block of Wildwood Avenue where they found a man with a gunshot wound to the torso. The 36-year-old was in the driveway of the home.
Detectives are unsure what lead up to the incident, but say there was some type of altercation between the victim and the suspect in the moments before the shooting.
Later that day, police say, 36-year-old Dontae Foster turned himself into police and was charged with Murder.
A second shooting took place in the early hours of Monday morning. Officials said at about 2:20 a.m. police were called to a home in the 2200 block of Maryland Avenue. When officers arrived they found a woman had been shot.
Anyone with information is being asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or the Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS. Callers can remain anonymous. Tips can also be texted to 274637.
Officials have not yet released the victims’ identities.