Akron police say a stray bullet hit a 20-year-old Wadsworth man in Akron late Wednesday night.
Lt. Rick Edwards says the bullet struck the man in the top right shoulder while he was standing in the 200 block of South Main Street around 11:30 p.m. The victim was taken to Akron General Medical Center where his injuries appear to be minor. Police believe the shot came from another location where someone fired a gun into the air.
Akron Police are searching for a pair of teenagers wanted in connection with a robbery on North Main Street.
Around 2:00 yesterday afternoon, a 51 year old man was allegedly robbed at gunpoint while walking in a parking lot along North Main Street when the teens approached him armed with a handgun and demanded money.
The man gave the suspects an unreported amount of cash and the suspects took off southbound on North Main Street.
Police describe the suspects as two black males 16 – 18 years old. The suspects were 5’05” – 5’08”, 130 – 160 lbs, wearing black hooded sweatshirts and black sweat pants. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department.
Three people were arrested for drunk driving at a sobriety checkpoint in Green Friday evening.
During the checkpoint on South Main Street,100 motorists passed through and six drivers were sent to a diversion area to be checked over.
Of the three arrested for OVI, one person refused a breathalyzer test.
However, the two individuals who submitted to the test had an average BAC of .189, more than 2.3 times the legal limit.
Others are facing charges including possessing drug paraphernalia, drug abuse and one was arrested for an open container of an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle.
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