Man found dead in backyard in Akron


AKRON, Ohio (WJW) – The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Akron Police Department are investigating a homicide.

According to the medical examiner, officers were called to the 2200 block of 24th St. on Monday around 9:30 p.m.

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Officers found a 28-year-old man who was in a back yard with multiple gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has not been identified.

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If you can help, call the Akron Police Department at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip; the Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS; text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637.


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