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Man fatally shot early Friday in Akron

The victim has been positively identified as 27-year-old Alex Tabler.

AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Police Department and the Summit County Medical Examiner is investigating the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man.

Police were called to the 600 block of Sherman Street just before 3:30 a.m. Friday. When they arrived they found a man with a gunshot wound to the torso.

The victim has been positively identified as Alex Tabler from Akron.

Tabler was transported to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center where he later died.

This is a developing story. Stay with WKYC.com for more details as they become available. 

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