Akron police investigate fatal Christmas Day shooting

Alex Wells
Alex Wells

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - An investigation is underway after a deadly Christmas Day shooting in Akron.

It happened at a home in the 800 block of Hardesty Boulevard around 11:30PM.

Police tell 19 Action News a man and woman were shot.

46-year-old Alex Wells was found in his driveway with a fatal gunshot wound.

32-year-old Leanne Rosian was shot in the shoulder and was transported to Akron General Medical Center. Her injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office has scheduled an autopsy for today.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at (330) 375-2490.

Akron Police tell 19 Action News there have been 25 homicides to this point this year. There were a total of 22 murders in 2010.

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