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Akron man shot; two suspects arrested

Beacon Journal staff report

Two men are in custody for the early Sunday morning shooting of an Akron man.

Melvin Prince Jr., 22, of Virginia Avenue, and Christopher Cory Crenshaw, 19, of Chittenden Street, are charged with felonious assault.

They are in the Summit County Jail.

Investigators say 1 a.m. Sunday morning, officers were called to the 1600 block of Wingfoot Way for a reported shooting.

They found a 21-year-old Peerless Avenue man with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He is in Akron City Hospital where he is listed in serious condition.

Authorities say the man was shot after an argument over a female.


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