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Akron Police offering reward for homicide suspect

Source: Akron Police Source: Akron Police
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

The Akron Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Office Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force are asking for help from the public to catch a wanted fugitive, Kennard Samuel Lee Gay.

Gay, 26, of East Avenue in Akron, is wanted for Aggravated Murder. He was involved in an altercation outside of Kelly's Kitchen on Copley Road on September 10th, where he shot and killed Melvin Coleman.

A reward is being offered by the U.S. Marshals Office Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force for information directly related to the arrest of Gay.

Gay is also wanted for Attempted Murder and Felonious Assault from an August 18th shooting that occurred in the 800 block of McKinley Avenue. Gay fired multiple shots at a 32-year-old male while he was inside of his car. The victim in this case was not shot but was injured by glass from the car window that was struck.

Kennard Gay is described as a black male, 5'8", 170 lbs. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of this fugitive or any other fugitives is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. Callers can remain anonymous.

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