25-year-old man dies after being shot multiple times in Fairlawn

Published: Jan. 10, 2022 at 8:33 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 10, 2022 at 2:25 PM EST
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SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - A 25-year-old man died Sunday afternoon after being shot multiple times outside an apartment complex in Fairlawn.

The Summit County Medical Examiner said Tyler Flinn, of Akron, was found around 1:45 p.m. in a parking lot in the 100 block of Buffington Road.

The Summit County Medical Examiner said Flinn died of a gunshot wound to the head/neck.

Fairlawn police said witnesses reported two Black men fled the scene in a white mid-sized car after the shooting. Police say that cameras were in the area, however many were either turned off or were not recording. As of now they have not been able to identify any suspects. An update is expected from police at some point on Tuesday.

Many neighbors told 19 News they were scared to talk to the media due to the fact that the shooters were still not caught.

Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call Fairlawn police at 330-670-4309.

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