Akron Police Shoot, Kill Teenager During Investigation

Akron, OH - Police shot and killed a man during an investigative stop early Saturday morning around 3 a.m. in the 600 block of Victoria Avenue.

Officers approached the vehicle in question, one officer observed the driver of the vehicle reaching beneath his seat and produced a gun.  The officer immediately alerted his partner.  The suspect pointed his gun at one of the officers, his partner fired upon notice, striking and killing the suspect.

The driver has been identified as Demetrus R. Vinson, 19, of Victoria Ave in Akron.

The shooting remains under investigation.  An autopsy has been scheduled for Saturday.  The officers involved have been placed on administrative leave.