Medical Examiner identifies Akron man killed in broad daylight

Medical Examiner identifies Akron man killed in broad daylight

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The Summit County Medical Examiner has identified the man fatally shot Wednesday afternoon in Akron.

31-year-old Jaquare Jackson was killed near a gas station shortly before 3 p.m. near the intersection of Copley Road and Edgewater Avenue.

The suspect(s) fired multiple shots at the victims from a SUV.  The suspect SUV was described as full-sized and charcoal gray with a bumper decal showing the image of yellow lips.  A partial license plate was also seen containing the numbers of '2129'.  The victims were driving in a maroon, 2000, Oldsmobile Aurora.

Jackson was transported to Akron General Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.  The second victim, a 28-year-old man, was transported to Akron City Hospital where his injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

Circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or anyone possibly recognizing the suspect vehicle is asked to contact the Akron Police Department, Detective Bureau at (330)-375-2490.

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