Akron police and the Summit County Medical Examiner are investigating the shooting death of a 28-year-old male McDonald’s employee.
The employee, whose name has not been released pending notification of relatives, was taking out the trash shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday at the McDonald’s at 390 W. Market St. when he was shot several times. He was pronounced dead at 11:22 p.m. at Akron General Medical Center., according to information released by the medical examiner.
Police describe the suspect as a black male with a medium complexion and moustache, 22 to 27 years old, between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 10 inches and weighing 150 to 180 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt at the time of the attack and was seen in a dark colored SUV with tinted windows, possibly a Ford Expedition or Cadillac Escalade, traveling southbound on Valley Street toward Crosby Street.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Akron Police Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490, the U.S. Marshal’s Service at 1-866-492-6833, or Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-2677. Callers can remain anonymous.