Man found dead of gunshot wound after crash

Akron police

(FOX 8 photo)

AKRON, Ohio (WJW) — A 20-year-old man was found dead of a gunshot wound after a crash in Akron Sunday.

According to Akron police, it happened at around 6:35 p.m.

Officers were called to the 2300 block of 11th Street S.W. for a shooting. When they arrived, they found a vehicle had crashed into a tree.

The victim was found in the driver’s seat with a gunshot wound to the torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Gage Zirke from Akron. His death is being ruled a homicide.

The shooting is still under investigation.

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