1 dead after multiple people shot outside Akron home

June 29, 2017: Akron police are investigating after six people were shot in two separate incidents overnight. One of the victims has died.

AKRON, Ohio -- Akron Police are investigating a shooting that left several people injured Wednesday evening. 

The shooting occurred outside a home at 850 Sumner Street around 9:40 p.m.

Upon arriving, authorities found four individuals suffering gunshot wounds.

One of the shooting victims, identified as 24-year-old Deontae Henderson, has since died. Police say a 17-year-old, 30-year-old and 23-year-old were also shot. One is listed in critical condition.

Police say investigation reveals that the 17-year-old knocked on the door of the home as two other men stood near the house. Henderson opened the door and after a brief conversation, several shots were fired. 

No arrests have been made. 

The violence in Akron continued just hours later with two people shot at a BP gas station. Authorities say it does not appear these shootings are related.

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