Akron officers say teen robbery suspect shot himself to death in police vehicle. Reported by Amanda Garrett. A 17-year-old shot and killed himself Friday night in the back of an Akron police vehicle minutes after he and two others were picked up after a robbery in Kenmore, police said. It wasn’t clear whether the shooting was a suicide or an accident, Police Capt. Dan Zampelli said Saturday. That is part of an ongoing investigation.