An 18-year old Akron man was sentenced to 13 years in prison for the shooting death of another man.
Charles Williams of Beechwood Drive was sentenced for the death of 19-year old Yusef El-Daniels on August 17th.
In January, Williams pleaded guilty to Involuntary manslaughter with a firearm specification, and having weapons while under disability.
Late in the evening of August 17, 18-year-old Chevron Mapp and El-Daniels, both of Akron, went to Beechwood Drive in search of El-Daniels missing gun. They confronted Williams outside a neighbor’s house after hearing a rumor that Williams had El-Daniels’ gun. Williams refused to give the men the gun in his possession. The argument between the three men escalated into a fight. Williams was hit and began shooting at Mapp and El-Daniels; Mapp also started shooting. Mapp was shot but survived. Williams shot El-Daniels in the back, killing him as he attempted to flee the gunfire.
Mapp pleaded guilty in January to having weapons under disability and unrelated charges of Aggravated Robbery and Assault. He will serve 10 years in prison.
Akron police are looking for a man they think was involved in the murder of a Donald Avenue man Thursday morning.
Akron PD - news release
Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred around 1:30 this morning in the 400 block of Beechwood Drive. The victim, Yusef El-Daniels, 19, of Donald Avenue in Akron was shot in the torso following a physical altercation over a gun. El-Daniels was transported to Akron General Medical Center where he later died.
Chevron J. Mapp, 18, of Marcy Street in Akron, was shot in the arm during the altercation. He was treated and released from Akron General Medical Center and booked into the Summit County Jail. Mapp was charged with Murder and Aggravated Robbery.
Detectives have issued warrants for a second suspect, Charles L. Williams, 18, of Beechwood Drive. Williams is wanted for Murder and Felonious Assault. Charles Williams is a black male, 5'10", 238 lbs., and has a short afro. Williams should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information about the shooting, or whereabouts of Charles Williams, should contact the Akron Police Department at (330) 375-2490. Anonymous tips may also be made on the Akron Police Department website at http://akronohio.gov/asp/tip.html.
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