AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A robber fired a shot an Akron resident who confronted the suspect while he was rummaging through the resident's truck.
The incident happened shortly after midnight on Friday, Oct. 5 on Kansas Avenue, where a man heard noises outside his house. Police said the man went outside to investigate and saw a suspect going through his truck. The suspect pulled a gun from his waistband and fired a shot at the resident before fleeing toward Carey Avenue.
Police arrested Ryan L. Strausser, 20, of North Howard Street. He was charged with aggravated robbery, weapons under disability, carrying a concealed weapon and tampering with evidence. He was booked into the Summit County Jail.
The gun, a .32-caliber revolver, was recovered in tall grass behind a business on East Avenue, where the suspect was apprehended.