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Woman accused of Akron drive-by shooting targeting children’s father

August 9, 2018

Woman accused of Akron drive-by shooting targeting children’s father

AKRON, Ohio — Police are searching for a woman they say opened fire on the father of her three children as he stood on the porch of a home.

Kayla K. Lenoir, 22, of Akron, is wanted on two counts of felonious assault, discharging firearm into an occupied structure, and domestic violence.

Police accuse Lenoir of being in a car that drove by a home on the 400 block of Storer Avenue in West Akron at about 3 p.m. Tuesday and firing a shot from the passenger window.

The bullet went through the front of the house and lodged in a closet wall, police say.

The father, a 34-year-old male, and two other people standing on the porch of the home were not injured.

Lenoir is 5-foot-9, and 130 pounds and is considered armed and dangerous, police say.

Anyone with information can the police department’s detective bureau at 330-375-2490, the police tip line at 330-375-2TIP, the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED, or Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. Information also can be sent by text to TIPSCO at 274637 (Crimes).

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