Authorities have identified a 26-year-old man who died in a double shooting early Thursday morning near downtown Akron.

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office said Thursday afternoon that Marquis D. Perry of Akron was found dead in his vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds on Dunbar Drive.

A 31-year-old man in the front passenger seat had been shot and was taken to Cleveland Clinic Akron General with serious injuries that were not considered life-threatening, authorities said.

Perry was found sitting in his vehicle in front of a residence in the 700 block of Dunbar Drive about 12:30 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:07 a.m.

Dunbar is in the vicinity of the Channelwood Village apartments just south of downtown.

As of late Thursday, there had been 23 homicides so far this year in Akron, according to Akron police. In 2018, there were 20 during the same span and 33 for the full year.

In 2017, there were 25 homicides during the same period and 40 for the full year. In 2016, there were 21 during the period and 29 for the full year.

Akron police 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 tips to 274637 (CRIMES). Anyone providing information may remain anonymous.