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1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Akron barbershop

August 29, 2018

1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Akron barbershop

AKRON, Ohio — One person is dead and another wounded in a shooting Tuesday night at a barbershop in the North Hill neighborhood, police say.

The shooting at John’s Barbershop, 226 E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave., was reported just before 7 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a male inside the barbershop dead of a gunshot wound, police say.

Another 33-year-old male was shot in the leg but managed to get out of the shop, police say. He was taken to Western Reserve Hospital in unknown condition.

Police are not releasing the name of the man killed until family members can be notified.

Police did not say if any arrests were made or if they have a motive for the shooting. It remains under investigation.

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