A 27-year-old man’s left arm was grazed by a bullet Monday morning in the 400 block of West Market Street in Akron's West Hill neighborhood.
Akron police officers responded to a call about a shooting around 9:30 a.m.
The man told police he was walking to his car in a parking lot when an unknown man walked toward him and fired a couple of shots at him.
The suspect fled from the area, near the I Promise School, a partnership between the LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron Public Schools.
The victim was treated at the scene by paramedics.
The suspect is described as a black man, 6-feet-3-inches tall to 6-feet-4-inches tall and weighing about 250 to 260 pounds. He was wearing dark sweat pants, a blue-hooded sweatshirt and white shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to call Akron detectives at 330-375-2490; or 330-375-2Tip, or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. People also can text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (Crimes). Callers can remain anonymous.