AKRON — A 26-year-old man shot multiple times Wednesday afternoon just south of downtown was in stable condition Thursday, Akron police said.

Officers found the man shortly after 3 p.m. in the 100 block of West Thornton Street, prompting a brief lockdown at a nearby public school from which students had already been dismissed for the day.

The man, who was shot in his left arm and left torso, is being treated at Cleveland Clinic Akron General hospital.

Police have no description of who shot the man and ask anyone with information to call detectives at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2TIP; the FBI at 330-535-6156; the U.S. Marshals Service at 866-4-WANTED; or Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS.

People can also text TIPSCO at 274637 (Crimes).


Callers can remain anonymous.