Suspect arrested in shooting at Akron birthday party


AKRON, Ohio (WJW)– The U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested a suspect in the shooting at a birthday celebration in Akron.

Marriece Ellis, 29, was wanted on felonious assault charges. He was taken into custody on Tuesday at a house on Concord Avenue.

Marriece Ellis (Photo courtesy: Akron police)

Ellis shot a 27-year-old woman in the leg during a party in the area of Wildwood and Hoye avenues on April 27, Akron police said.

The victim was taken to Summa Health Akron City Hospital for treatment.

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