Morris Gaffney shot, killed through front door of his apartment on Wesley Place in Akron

AKRON, Ohio - A 36-year-old man was shot and killed through while answering the front door of his home on the 100 block of Wesley Place in Akron around 1:15 a.m. Friday.

The man was identified as Morris Gaffney. He died from a gunshot wound to the neck.

Officers were searching the area around the apartment complex when they noticed evidence of a shooting. Looking through a window around the back, officers saw a man's body on the floor.

Detectives believe someone was trying to enter his home and Gafney tried to stop them.

No arrests have been made and police said they don't have any information about who may have committed the shooting.

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