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Akron: 2 killed in Sunday night shootings

One shooting happened on Payne Avenue, the other took place on Concord Avenue.
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AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Police Department and Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating a pair of shootings that left two people dead in Akron on Sunday night.

The first happened around 8:30 p.m. That’s when officers responded to a residence in the 600 block of Payne Avenue and found a man laying in the front yard with multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The victim, a 22-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:02 p.m.

The second incident involved the death of a 38-year-old man. It was around 10 p.m. when officers responded to Concord Avenue. Upon their arrival, the victim was found in a church parking lot with a gunshot wound.

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office says was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:23 p.m.

Neither man has been identified at this time.

No additional details were immediately available, but we will update this story if new information is released.

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