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Suspect in custody after woman is shot to death in Akron

40-year-old Juan Jiron has been charged with murder.
Credit: Akron Police Department
Juan Jiron.

AKRON, Ohio — A 36-year-old woman is dead following a shooting in Akron early Wednesday morning.

Police say the victim was shot in the neck on the 1100 block of Princeton Street around 3:30 a.m. She was rushed to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital, but died there from her injuries.

The woman's identity has not been released at this time, but a suspect has been taken into custody. Forty-year-old Juan Jiron was arrested at the scene and is charged with murder, felonious assault, and having weapons under disability, according to officials.

Credit: Akron Police Department
Juan Jiron.

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