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Two minors shot at in Akron; police looking for suspects

A Facebook video of the event has been shared more than 1,500 times

AKRON, Ohio — Akron Police are investigating tonight after a video surfaced on Facebook of a man shooting in the direction of two teenagers off-camera. 

The incident occurred in the 1400's block of Rockaway Street on Sunday afternoon.

The video shows a man getting out of a vehicle with a handgun, and then proceeding to fire several shots, appearing to be aiming at an 11-year-old and a 15-year-old who were playing basketball. 

The minors were not hit and the driver was able to get back in the car and drive away.

The video was posted on Sunday afternoon and has already received more than 1,500 shares. 

Akron PD are looking for information at this time and are encouraging anyone who may know something to come forward. 

Call Akron Police at 330-375-2490; the APD Tip Line at 330-375-2TIP; or the Summit County Crimestoppers, Inc. at 330-434-2677.  

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