Updated at 230pm 8-16-13
The Summit County Medical Examiner has identified the man killed in a shootout on a West Akron street Thursday afternoon. 24-year old Bryce Ellis of Aberdeen Street in Akron was pronounced dead at Akron General Medical Center from a gunshot wound to the chest.
Another 29-year old man was shot in the arm and will recover.
Akron police Lt. Rick Edwards says the fight that turned deadly, apparently started in a car with the two victims and the shooter. Police know who fired the shots.
Edwards says detectives are still trying to sort out what triggered the gunfire. One gun was found in a nearby sewer at the scene of the shooting at the corner of Packard and La Belle, near Diagonal Road.
Akron police are looking into a Thursday afternoon shooting in near West Akron that left one man dead.
Police responded to the corner of Packard and La Belle, near Diagonal Road, at about 2 p.m.
Akron police Lt. Rick Edwards says that they came there after a report of shots ringing out after a fight.
"When our officers arrived onscene, they did locate two victims, both that had been shot, and they were transported to Akron General Medical Center," Lt. Edwards tells AkronNewsNow.com. "One victim, which was a 24 year-old male, was pronounced dead at Akron General."
The other man was shot in the arm.
Lt. Edwards says police know little about how this happened.
"The circumstances around the shooting, other than we know there was a fight that occurred inside a car that spilled outside the car," Lt. Edwards says, "the incident really still remains under investigation."
He says there were three people in that car, and just two victims.
"It looks like the fight occurred inside the car between three males, two of them are obviously victims," Lt. Edwards tells AkronNewsNow.com. "The other suspect, we do have the information on him, and we are working the case at this time."
Names of the victims and the suspect haven't yet been released.
(Earlier ANN report) Akron Police on the scene of an apparent double shooting at this hour in the Diagonal Road area in West Akron.. Two victims taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds. One man was shot in the chest, another in the arm. No other information is available at this hour.