AKRON, Ohio -- A 24-year-old man is dead following a Wednesday night shooting in Akron.

Authorities say it happened around 9:10 p.m. in the area of East Crosier and Sumner streets.

The man was shot on the front porch of his home.

The victim had been taken in a private vehicle to Akron City Hospital where he died a short time later from multiple gunshot wounds.

His name has not been released.

The city continues to investigate the homicide case.