The first was reported around 3:15 p.m. Saturday when officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of Wildwood Avenue. That’s where authorities say they found a 36-year-old man on a driveway with a gunshot wound to the torso.
He was taken to an Akron hospital where he later died at 3:58 p.m.
Investigators say there was "some type of altercation between the victim and the shooter" in the moments before the deadly shooting.
Police say 36-year-old Dontae Foster later surrendered to authorities and charged with murder.
The second incident happened around 2:20 a.m. Monday in the 2200 block of Maryland Avenue. Upon their arrival, officers found a 34-year-old woman with a gunshot wound, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.
She was taken to an Akron hospital where she later died at 2:45 p.m.
Akron police say the exact circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown. Anybody with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
Their names have not yet been released, but the Summit County Medical Examiner says an update will be provided.
Editor's note: Video in the player above was originally published in an unrelated crime story on July 24, 2022.