Thug accused of beating woman with bat at Akron hot spot

Rashaad Solomon
Rashaad Solomon

On Sunday, October 2nd, at approximately 2AM, Summit County Sheriff's Deputies responded to The Basement in regards to a large fight.

When the Deputies arrived, numerous people were fleeing the area while a large group of people remained on the premises.

Deputies found a woman with injuries reportedly sustained after being struck by a baseball bat. The victim was treated and transported to Akron City Hospital by Coventry Fire and EMS. Three other individuals received minor injuries during the fight, but were not transported to the hospital.

Witnesses provided the Deputies with a description of the assault suspects and their vehicle. Their vehicle was located and subsequently traffic stopped a short distance from the bar. Both suspects were located in the vehicle.

22-year-old Rashaad Solomon was arrested for Felonious Assault and Assault. 28-year-old Matthew Doss was arrested for Assault. Both men were booked into the Summit County Jail.

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