Maple Heights man shot helping woman move - News, Weather & Sports

Maple Heights man shot helping woman move


Police say a 21-year-old Maple Heights man was shot while helping a female friend move out of her apartment.

The shooting happened around 1:00 p.m. Wednesday in the 2500 block of Romig Road.

According to Akron Police Officers, the female's boyfriend showed up at the apartment with a male friend while Willie Brown was in the process of moving her out. There was a physical fight inside the apartment and Brown was shot in the left arm.

Officers say the gunman is the boyfriend's male friend.

The suspect was wearing a red sweat suit and has a tear drop tattoo near his right eye.

Brown was transported to Akron General Medical Center where his injuries are not life threatening.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron Police.

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