Police: Man who shot burglar charged with voluntary manslaughter

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David Hillis (Photo Credit: Akron Police Department)
David Hillis (Photo Credit: Akron Police Department)

AKRON, Ohio — Police have charged an Akron man with voluntary manslaughter after he allegedly shot and killed a home invasion suspect earlier this month.

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According to a release from Akron police, David Hillis, 21, of Hilbish Avenue, was arraigned Monday morning in Akron Municipal Court and then booked into Summit County Jail.

He’s accused of shooting and killing burglary suspect Marcus Glover, 25, of Akron, on Aug. 7.

A second burglary suspect, who police say was with Glover, has also been arrested.

Terry Tart, 37, of Akron, faces charges of aggravated burglary and murder.

Terry Tart (Photo Credit: Akron Police Department)
Terry Tart (Photo Credit: Akron Police Department)

Police say Glover and Tart forced their way into Hillis’ home and threatened Hillis at gunpoint.

Hillis then pulled a gun, and fired shots as Glover and Tart were running away, police say. Glover was killed.

Police say Glover’s death was “a proximate cause of Terry Tart and Glover committing the aggravated burglary together.

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