1 woman robbed, another shot buying car from Facebook seller in Akron

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Published: Sep. 16, 2021 at 12:05 PM EDT
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Akron police said two Coshoctan, Ohio women drove up Wednesday to buy a car from a person they met on Facebook; however, one ended up shot and the other was robbed.

Akron police said the 40-year-old woman was interested in buying a Dodge Charger and her 24-year-old friend made the trip to Akron with her.

The women met the seller in a parking lot in the 900 block of Tupelo Drive around 9:50 p.m.

The 40-year-old was robbed of her wallet as she inspected the Dodge Charger.

The 24-year-old was shot two times while she waited in the vehicle they arrived in.

She had emergency surgery at Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center.

Akron police said her injuries are not considered to be life-threatening and she is currently in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call Akron police detectives at 330-375-2490.

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