32-year-old Akron man dies in shooting

Published: May. 24, 2022 at 8:55 AM EDT|Updated: May. 24, 2022 at 9:14 AM EDT
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SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - Akron police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old man.

Akron police were called out to a home in the 1000 block of Cole Avenue around 11:55 p.m. Monday for a report of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found Derrick Fischer in the basement suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Fischer was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:17 a.m. Tuesday.

There are no arrests and Akron police detectives said they believe the unknown suspect arrived at the home just minutes before the fatal shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Akron police at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip.

This is the city’s 13th homicide of 2022.

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