One person shot after a gunman opens fire from outside an Akron apartment

AKRON, Ohio - A man inside an apartment at 376 West Cedar Street was shot when someone fired into his apartment from the sidewalk just after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

According to Akron police, officers patrolling the area first heard the shots and about a minute later calls to 911 reported the man had been shot. People living in the apartments told NewsChannel5 that they heard six to eight shots.

The man was transported to Akron General Medical Center, about a block away, with a gunshot wound to the arm.

Security at the apartment told Akron police that an SUV fled the area but the description was not released.

The bricks outside the apartment had holes in them and one window had been shot out.




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