Barberton: Shooting victim taken to hospital

6:46 PM, Jan 10, 2012   |    comments
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BARBERTON -- Police are investigating a shooting in the 500 block of W. Tuscarawas Avenue Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of a McDonald's restaurant.

Police say that at about 2:25 p.m., the victim reported that a black man in his early 20's tried to rob him at gunpoint and shot him in the right arm during the robbery attempt.

The victim said the suspect was wearing a black coat and black cap.

The victim was taken to Akron General Medical Center with a non-life threatening injury.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asking to contact the Barberton Police Department Detective Bureau at 330.848.6703.


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