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Argument leads to fatal shooting of 23-year-old in Akron

The shooting occurred after a verbal altercation.

Akron officials are investigating the shooting death of a 23-year-old man. 

According to reports, the victim and the suspect were involved in a verbal altercation near the intersection of Princeton Street and West South Street in Akron, Monday afternoon. 

Following the altercation, the suspect produced a gun a shot the victim multiple times. The victim, identified as Walter Matthews, was taken to Akron General Hospital where he later died from his injuries. 

No information on the suspect has been released.

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