27 people shot in Akron, 1 man killed, several victims hospitalized

SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) – Akron Police are investigating a mass shooting that occurred early Sunday morning in the area of ‚Äč‚ÄčKelly and 8th Avenue. Officers responded to the area just after midnight after several people called 911 to report shots fired causing several victims. As officers arrived at the scene, hospital staff reported several … Read more

Dozens injured, one killed in night of Akron shooting

The Akron Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting that left 26 people injured and a 27-year-old man dead. Authorities say it happened shortly after midnight near Kelly and 8th Avenue. Dispatchers received several 911 calls about numerous people shot in the area, police said. Soon after, gunshot victims began arriving at nearby hospitals. Officers … Read more