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Shooting Outside Firestone CLC, One Dead Featured

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Akron Police say two people were shot after an altercation between two people Sunday night just outside of Firestone Community Learning Center. One person was killed. 

The shooting happened near the corner of North Hawkins Avenue and Berendo Avenue around 9 p.m. after the fight escalated, and others became involved. That's when police are reporting that unknown suspects fired shots into the crowd of people. 

When Police arrived on the scene they found two people shot, a 20-year-old male who was pronounced dead on the scene and a 17-year-old male who was taken to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. 

There's been no suspect information released, nor have the identities of the victims been released yet. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490; or 330-375-2Tip, or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (Crimes). Callers can remain anonymous.

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