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Akron man shot while walking to girlfriend’s house

Beacon Journal staff report

An Akron man was shot in the buttocks and legs while walking to his girlfriend’s house in the city’s North Hill neighborhood Friday night.

The victim, 32, made it to his girlfriend’s house. She then drove him to Summa Akron City Hospital.

His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The man told police he was walking about 11 p.m. on Edward Street when an unknown man in a white car fired several shots. He told police he did not recognize any of the four men who were inside the vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron police at 330-375-2490.

Information may also be provided anonymously by calling Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS(2677) or by texting TIPSCO plus the tip to 274637. Tipsters may qualify for a cash reward.


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