Man killed following fight in Akron is suspected gunman

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AKRON, Ohio – The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Akron Police Department are investigating a homicide that happened Sunday night in the 600 block of Rhodes Avenue.

According to the M.E.’s Office, around 10:30 p.m. there was an altercation between the victim and another person.

Neighbors called 911 when shots were fired, according to a press release.

The M.E.’s office reports paramedics found a man on the ground.

According to police, that man said he was approached by a stranger with a gun who demanded his wallet.

The victim says he pulled out a gun and shot the suspect after handing over his wallet.

The victim was treated at the hospital.

Police found the suspect on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds.

The suspect died at the hospital.

Neither has been identified.

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