Friday, 14 June 2019 11:35

Akron Police Looking for Murder Suspect Featured

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Coley Richardson Coley Richardson Akron Police Department

Akron Police have named a suspect in the deadly shooting along Silvercrest Avenue Thursday evening, just before 8 o'clock.

According to the report, police say a woman was shot in the head while sitting in the front seat of a car in the 1000 block of Silvercrest. That witness told detectives that the victim and another woman who was driving were there to meet a man, who has been identified as 42-year-old Coley Richardson of Silvercrest Avenue (pictured). 

The witness says Richardson got into the back seat of the car and then shot the victim in the head, after which he ran from the scene. 

Richardson hasn't been caught yet. Akron Police say he's armed and dangerous.

The victim has not been identified yet, pending an autopsy and notification to the family, according to the Medical Examiner. 

Anyone with information about Coley Richardson’s whereabouts 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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