According to officials, Akron police were called to the 700 block of Flemming Drive at about 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 for reports of gunfire heard in the area.
When first responders arrived they found the victim in a canal. The victim was removed from the water and CPR was initiated. The victim was then transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to officials.
The victim has been identified as Tyson Arnold, 24, of Akron. His cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the medical examiner.
Police say they recovered more than a dozen shell casings from the scene suggesting there may have been more than one shooter. Two nearby vehicles were also struck by the gunfire.
There are no suspects or known motives at this time.
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