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Akron: Man shot in buttocks during attack

12:15 PM, Nov 12, 2012   |    comments
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AKRON -- Police are looking for the person responsible for a weekend attack in which one person was shot.

According to Akron Police, the 48-year-old victim said it was around 5 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of East Avenue when a man approached him, armed with a handgun.

After demanding money, the unknown suspect allegedly struck the victim in the mouth with the gun before firing two shots -- one that struck the victim in the buttocks, the other hitting the ground.

Police say the suspect then stole the victim's cell phone and $280 in cash before running away.

The victim drove himself to Akron General Medical Center for treatment.

Anybody with information is asked to contact Akron Police.


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