Akron man shot in leg during robbery, police say

AKRON, Ohio - An Akron man suffered a gunshot wound during a robbery early Sunday in the city's Goodyear Heights neighborhood. The 38-year-old man was shot in the right thigh shortly after 4 a.m. on Eastland Avenue near Bethany Avenue, according to a police...

Akron man shot in leg during robbery, police say

AKRON, Ohio - An Akron man suffered a gunshot wound during a robbery early Sunday in the city's Goodyear Heights neighborhood.

The 38-year-old man was shot in the right thigh shortly after 4 a.m. on Eastland Avenue near Bethany Avenue, according to a police report.

Officers found the victim sitting on a porch outside a vacant house on Keck Street. His clothes were bloody, the report says.

The victim told investigators that he was walking home from North Hill when an unknown man shot him during a robbery. The victim could not provide a description of the shooter, the report says.

The police report does not say what was taken during the robbery.

Akron paramedics took the man to Summa Akron City Hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Akron Police Department's detective bureau at 330-375-2490.

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