Male shot and killed during fight in Akron


AKRON, Ohio (WJW)– A man was shot and killed during a fight in Akron Monday evening.

Officers received numerous calls about a shooting on Brittain Road near Alphada Avenue shortly before 6 p.m. Akron police said they found a male with gunshots wounds behind a nearby home. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Summit County Medical Examiner identified the victim as 18-year-old Kyree Young from Akron. His death is being ruled a homicide.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2TIP. Summit County Crime Stoppers accepts anonymous tips at 330-434-COPS.

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