Gunman tells victim to put down 2-yr-old child before shooting - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Gunman tells victim to put down 2-yr-old child before shooting

Shooting inside Akron barbershop (Source: WOIO) Shooting inside Akron barbershop (Source: WOIO)
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

Police are looking for the gunman who walked into a barbershop and shot a 26-year-old man. 

The shooting happened around 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday at 226 East Cuyahoga Falls Avenue.

The victim was holding his two-year-old nephew on his lap and before the shooting the gunman told him to put his nephew down.

The victim handed the toddler to his girlfriend and the suspect shot him several times.

Police say the victim, whose name is not being released, was shot in the arm and torso.

His girlfriend drove him to the hospital, where he is being treated for non life threatening injuries.

Officers found a gun in a nearby yard on Thayer Street, but it is not yet know if that was the gun used in the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron police.

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