Akron Police are investigating a shooting and the robbery of a gun from another victim. Both incidents happened early Thursday morning.
Police are investigating another shooting in the 200 block of Norma Avenue. A 33-year old man says he was sitting in the back seat of a friend's car when a man approached him, and demanded his backpack. When the victim refused, the suspect shot him in the left shoulder with a handgun. The shooter then fled. The victim was treated at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
A 27-year old man was robbed of his 22-caliber handgun after one of four suspects punched him in the face around 2:30 Thursday morning in the 300 block of Weathervane Lane, as he was walking to his car. The victim says four black males were involved in the robbery.