Akron Police need your help finding the suspects in a gas station robbery and shooting.
A 41 year old man was shot in the leg and his vehicle was stolen shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday morning. The victim told police he was walking back to his car in the parking lot of the BP Gas Station in the 700 block of Grant Street, when two suspects approached him. One fired shots at the driver and demanded his car keys.
Akron Police Lieutenant Rick Edwards says the victim was transported by paramedics to Akron General Medical Center where his injuries do not appear to be life threatening. The suspects fled in the victim’s car.
The stolen vehicle, a 2013 Chevy Malibu, has been recovered. Anyone with information about the robbery or the whereabouts of the car is asked to contact Akron Police.