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Man shot to death near Akron baseball field

The victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds near a baseball field at Lane Field Park.
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AKRON, Ohio — A 21-year-old man is dead following a late-night shooting in Akron.

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office says the victim was found around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday near a baseball field at Lane Field Park in the area of Howe and Moeller.

When officers arrived, the victim was found unresponsive on the grass with multiple gunshot wounds.

He was later pronounced dead at the scene around 10:23 p.m.

The victim’s name has not been released pending notification of family.

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