AKRON, Ohio — Editor’s note: The video in the player above is from a story published on July 5, 2021.
A man is in the custody of the Akron Police Department today after turning himself in for the shooting death of a 35-year-old Occa Onia Bernice Edison
According to police, the shooting took place early in the morning hours of July 5, when 30-year-old Franklin Lewis shot the victim during an argument and fled the scene.
The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of Minson Way.
Police tell 3News that Lewis was identified as a suspect early on in their investigation.
Lewis, accompanied by his attorney, surrendered to authorities on Tuesday, and the 30-year-old has been charged with murder. Police say the man also had outstanding warrants for assault and aggravated menacing related to a prior incident involving the victim.
Editor’s note: The video in the player above is from a story published on Jan. 4, 2021.