Akron Detectives Investigate Overnight Shooting

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Akron Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 200 block of E. Voris Street around 3AM Wednesday morning.

The victim - James Pugh - says he was approached by two males at Grant Street & E. Voris Street. One male brandished a handgun and demanded his property. During the robbery, Pugh was shot.

The 28-year-old was transported to Akron General - his injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

Pugh describes the suspects as two black males, 25 - 35 years old, around 6'0" tall and both weigh approximately 220 lbs.

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