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Akron Police: 1 man shot, 1 arrest made

More than ten guns were recovered in connection with the shooting Wednesday morning on Kryder Avenue.

AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Police Department reports that one person was shot and an arrest has been made folloing an incident that took place on Wednesday. 

According to a release, officers were called to a shooting early Wednesday afternoon in the 200 block of Kryder Avenue. When police arrived they found a 40-year-old man who had been shot. The victim was taken to Summa Health Akron City Hospital.  

Police say the victim's injuries are non life threatening.

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Upon investigation, officers learned that the victim and 24-year-old Michael Wade got into an argument. According to Akron police, Wade shot the victim twice. Wade was arrested and charged with Felonious Assault. He was taken to the Summit County Jail. 

Police recovered two handguns during Wade's arrest. Additional charges are pending.

Akron detectives also executed a search warrant based on information they gathered from Wednesday morning's incident at a location in the 500 block of Spicer Street. During the search, eight handguns and a shotgun were recovered. 

Police say the investigation into the shooting and the follow-up seizure of guns is ongoing. This is a developing story. Stay with 3News for more details as they become available. 

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