Akron man robbed and shot while sitting on his porch

AKRON, Ohio - Around noon on Monday, a 23-year-old mam was robbed and shot while sitting on a porch in the 500 block of Arden Place.

The victim reported that the suspect approached him and demanded his belongings at gunpoint. Police said the victim gave the suspect his wallet and $300 in cash.

As the victim tried to get into the front door, the suspect fired a shot striking the victim in the left leg. 

He was transported to Akron city hospital by his sister and did not sustain life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is a 17-year-old male, weighing around 110 pounds and standing at about 5 feet tall.

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