Akron Police and the Summit County Medical Examiner's office are looking into a fatal shooting at a West Market Street fast food restaurant.
Akron police Lt. Rick Edwards says it happened to an employee at the McDonald's at 390 West Market Street on Saturday night at just before 11 PM.
Lt. Edwards says the employee was taking out the trash, when he was confronted near the back door and then was shot several times.
The victim, identified as 28-year old John Lehman of Crosby Street in Akron, was taken to Akron General Medical Center, where he died.
Police describe the suspect as a medium complexioned black male, 22 to 27 years old, 5’ 7” – 5’ 10”, 150-180 lbs., with a moustache, and say he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
Lt. Edwards says the suspect was seen in a dark colored SUV with tinted windows,possibly a Ford Expedition or Cadillac Escalade, traveling southbound on Valley Street towards Crosby Street.
Anyone with information on the shooting is being asked to call the Akron Police Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490, the U.S. Marshal's Service at 866-4-WANTED, or Summit County CrimeStoppers at 330-434-COPS. Callers can remain anonymous.