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18-year-old woman killed in Akron shooting; police investigating

The shooting happened Sunday afternoon.
Credit: Akron North HS

AKRON, Ohio — An 18-year-old woman has died following a Sunday afternoon shooting in Akron.

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office said officers responded to the area of North Howard Street and West North Street to reports of a shooting around 1:25 p.m.

Upon their arrival, police found the victim in a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim, who has been identified as Nakia Crawford, was taken to Akron City Hospital where she later died from her injuries at 1:12 a.m. Monday.

Police are seeking the public's help with any information regrading her death. Police released the image below, Monday, of a black sports car with dark tint. The car is believed to be linked to Crawford's death. 

Credit: Akron Police

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The situation remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron Detectives at 330-375-2490.

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