A 45-year-old man was killed Friday night in a shooting in the 800 block of Brown Street in South Akron, authorities said.
City police responded to a report of a shooting after 9 p.m. and found the man in a parking lot with a fatal gunshot wound. The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said a witness reported that the victim's vehicle, a 2008 Chevy Avalanche, was stolen by an unknown person. The vehicle was recovered several minutes later, abandoned, at Beaver and Gage streets.
Authorities didn't know a motive for the shooting and there was no description provided of the suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call Akron detectives at 330-375-2490; or 330-375-2TIP, the U.S. Marshals Service at 866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. People also can text TIPSCO with tips to 274637 (Crimes). Callers can remain anonymous.