Beacon Journal staff report
A Maple Heights man was shot during a confrontation with an Akron woman’s boyfriend, police said.
The wounded man, 21, was being treated at a local hospital for a nonlife-threatening gunshot wound to his left arm, police said.
He was helping a woman move from her Romig Road apartment about 1 p.m. Wednesday. At some point, her boyfriend and a second man arrived, police said, and a physical altercation ensued.
The second man, whom police have not identified, fired the shot. Police said he is a black male in his 40s with a tear drop tattoo near his right eye. He was dressed in a red sweat suit.
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.