Akron police searching for homicide suspect

Akron police searching for homicide suspect

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Akron police are searching for a Cleveland man who allegedly shot another man at a house party in Akron early Sunday morning.

According to Lieutenant Rick Edwards, police were called to the 500 block of North Howard St around 2:29 a.m. with concerns that shots were fired after a fight broke out.

Upon arrival, police were flagged down by another man who was shot in the foot. He was transferred to Akron City Hospital.

An unidentified man was found inside that house with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The suspect, Antoine Bennett, 31, is being charged with murder. A warrant is out for his arrest.

He is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information should contact Akron police at (330) 375-2552.

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