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25-year-old man charged with murder after shooting at Akron park

Hakim Mitcham is facing aggravated murder charges for the shooting death of a 58-year-old man.
Hakim Mitcham is facing aggravated murder charges for the shooting death of a 58-year-old man.((Source: Akron Police Department))
Updated: May. 13, 2021 at 10:35 AM EDT
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - A 25-year-old man was charged with murder Wednesday after he confessed to fatally shooting a 58-year-old man.

Randall Lee Proctor, of Akron, died May 8 from injuries suffered in a shooting at Grace Park.

Police said Proctor was shot in the head while sitting on a park bench.

19 News has learned the victim was homeless and he was staying at Haven of Rest just across the...
19 News has learned the victim was homeless and he was staying at Haven of Rest just across the street from Grace Park. Witnesses say he was sitting on a park bench alone when out of nowhere another man came up behind him and shot him.(Kelly Kennedy)

The suspect, now identified as Hakim Mitcham, ran away after the shooting, according to police.

Police investigation to led Mitcham being a person of interest.

Mitcham surrendered at police station and confessed, police said.

He is currently in the Summit County Jail.

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