AKRON, Ohio — A 37-year-old man is dead after he was shot on Akron's west side Tuesday afternoon.
Witnesses told police the victim was approached by an unknown suspect and shot multiple times around 2:30 p.m. on the 1000 block of Vernon Odom Boulevard. The suspect fled the scene, and the victim had died by the time officers got there.
The victim's identity has not been released at this time. The incident is currently under investigation and authorities have not made any arrests at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to immediately call the Akron Police Department's detective bureau at (330) 375 2490 or Summit County Crimestoppers at (330) 434-2677. Anonymous tips can also be texted to TIPSCO at 274637.