Beacon Journal staff report
An Akron man attempting to stop two men from taking his cell phone was shot in his left leg, police said.
The victim, 22, was being treated for his injuries at a local hospital. The two men involved in the shooting have not been identified.
The shooting took place about 8:30 p.m. inside the victim’s apartment in the 700 block of East Exchange Street.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron police at 330-375-2490. Anonymous tips for this or any crime may be left at http://ci.akron.oh.us/ASP/tip.html.
Information also can be provided anonymously by calling Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS(2677). Tipsters might qualify for a cash reward.