Police looking for suspect in house party shooting

Police looking for suspect in house party shooting
Antoine Bennett (Source: Akron Police)
Antoine Bennett (Source: Akron Police)

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Police are searching for a Cleveland man who is accused of shooting 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 Street around 2:29 a.m. with concerns that shots were fired after a fight broke out.

When police arrived, another man flagged them down and said he 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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