Man dead in West Akron shooting

Detectives are investigating a shooting death of a 35-year-old man in West Akron.

Around 3:15 p.m. Jan. 21, officers responded to a shots fired call in the 1200 block of Park Lane Drive. When they got there, they found a man on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was unresponsive and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are working to determine the exact circumstances surrounding the incident. No suspects have been identified or arrested at this time.

The investigation is in the early stages and is ongoing. No additional information is available at this time.

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy. The victim’s name is being withheld pending positive identification and family notification.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip.

The Summit County Crimestoppers,

Call 330-434-COPS

Text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637

Callers can remain anonymous

1 Comment

  1. LiberalismKills on January 23, 2021 at 6:47 am

    This is such a nice area of town, I can’t understand how this could happen.

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