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Akron Police investigate shooting death of 18-year-old man

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office is assisting with the investigation.

AKRON, Ohio — EDITOR'S NOTE: The video in the player above originally aired on Jan. 4, 2021.

The Akron Police Department and Summit County Medical Examiner's Office are investigating the shooting death of an 18-year-old man.

Akron police officers were called to the 700 block of Bouelvard Street on the city's near west side on Thursday evening, around 10:25 p.m. for shots fired in the area. When police officers arrived on the scene, they found the victim inside a home. The 18-year-old man had suffered a gunshot wound.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:54 p.m. His identity has not been released, pending notification of family members.

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Police have not released any information about a potential suspect.

We will update this story as we get more information.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The video in the player below originally aired on Jan. 5, 2021.

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