Akron: Game of cards interrupted by gunfire

11:50 AM, Mar 18, 2013   |    comments
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AKRON -- As several people were playing cards, a masked gunman reportedly walked inside the house and opened fire early Monday morning.

According to Akron Police, a 41-year-old man was found on the floor with a gunshot to the left leg when they arrived at the scene in the 100 block of Thorpe Street around 1:30 a.m.

The victim told police he flipped the table over to protect himself as shots were fired in his direction.

The victim was taken to Akron City Hospital with injuries that authorities say do not appear to be life-threatening.

The suspect has not yet been identified.

Anybody with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department.


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