AKRON, Ohio — A 17-year-old boy is dead following a shooting in Akron on Sunday night.
The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office says it was around 8:15 p.m. when officers responded to the 700 block of Elma Street in regard to a shooting.
Upon their arrival, officers found the victim outside with a gunshot wound. He was taken to Akron City Hospital where he later died at 8:43 p.m. His name has not yet been released, but the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office said it will provide an update once positive identification is made.
Both the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Akron Police Department are investigating.
No additional details were immediately available, but we will update this story once more information is released.