Man shot and killed outside Akron home


AKRON, Ohio (WJW)– A man was shot and killed outside a home in Akron Wednesday night.

The suspect walked up to the 20-year-old victim on Noah Avenue and began firing, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office. The victim got back into his car and tried to drive away. That’s when he crashed into the neighbor’s front porch.

Officers found the man with multiple gunshot wounds in his vehicle, the medical examiner’s office said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, a 24-year-old man, was also shot. His injuries are considered non-life threatening, Akron police said.

The name of the victim has not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or Summit County Crime Stoppers at 330-434-COPS. Tips can remain anonymous.

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