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One man dead, another injured during Akron home invasion; both shot in head

Beacon Journal staff report

A 36-year-old man was shot in the head and killed early Thursday morning in his Akron home while another man who was also shot in the head has been admitted to Summa Akron City Hospital.

Angelo Kerney was shot during a home invasion in the 100 block of Edward Avenue at about 4:20 a.m., the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office said. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:55 a.m.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

A 20-year-old man also shot during the incident does not appear to have life-threatening injuries. Police withheld his name pending family notification.

Akron detectives said the victims were inside the house with two women when two masked men entered the house and demanded money. The intruders fled after the shootings, police said.


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