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Akron man arrested for shooting woman at birthday party

Updated: May. 5, 2021 at 11:15 AM EDT
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested an Akron man wanted for shooting a woman at a birthday party.

Akron police said Marriece Ellis, 29, was taken into custody at a home in the 800 block of Concord Ave Tuesday afternoon.

Arrested for an Akron shooting on April 27, 2021.
Arrested for an Akron shooting on April 27, 2021.((Source: Akron police))

According to officers, Ellis shot a 27-year-old woman in the leg on April 27 around 10:30 p.m. in the area of Wildwood and Hope Avenues.

The victim was taken to Summa Health Akron City Hospital by private car.

Ellis is charged with felonious assault.

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