AKRON -- A man is dead following a police officer-involved shooting in Akron's Firestone Park neighborhood.
The Summit County Medical Examiner identifies the man as Dawayne Lavar Grant, Sr., 35, of Akron.
According to police, officers were involved in a low-speed pursuit with Grant this morning when he bailed from the car and fled through a yard on Dietz Avenue.
Police say Grant drew a weapon on officers and refused to drop the gun. Officers fired as a result.
Grant died at the hospital a short time later.
The incident remains under investigation.
The officers involved have been placed on administrative leave which is customary procedure.