Man charged with murder of 19-year-old in Akron


Duane Griffin Jr. (Photo courtesy: Akron police)

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AKRON, Ohio– Detectives arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Akron man.

Jordan Hopson was found dead inside an SUV near the intersection of Washburn Street and Longview Avenue on Dec. 16. Police said he suffered a gunshot wound to the head.

The suspect, 21-year-old Duane Griffin Jr., of Akron, is charged with murder. He was taken to the Summit County Jail.

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