Jury finds Akron man guilty of murder, felonious assault

Jury finds Akron man guilty of murder, felonious assault
Jeremiah Alexander (Source: Summit County Sheriff)

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - A 22-year-old Akron man was convicted Tuesday of shooting two men in 2019, killing one of them.

A jury found Jeremiah Alexander guilty of felonious assault and murder.

Convicted of murder on May 4, 2021.
Convicted of murder on May 4, 2021. (Source: Summit County Sheriff)

On Aug. 14, 2019, Alexander shot Douglas Norman, 21, and Tion Anthony, 18, near Rosemary Boulevard and Dahlgren Drive in Akron.

Norman, who had been shot in the back, survived his injuries.

Anthony was shot in the head and died from his injuries.

Norman told Akron police he and Anthony were walking when they were shot.

Alexander will be sentenced on June 1.

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