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University of Akron student killed in shooting just off campus

Two men were also injured and one is currently in crisis.

Akron, Ohio — An 18-year-old woman was shot dead near the University of Akron campus early Sunday morning.

Police in the area near Kling and Wheeler streets were warned that someone was waving a gun and found a total of three victims when they arrived at the scene, police said. In addition to the deceased teenager, a 25-year-old man was rushed to the Cleveland Clinic Akron General and is currently in crisis, with the 22-year-old man being described as stable at the Summa Health Akron City Hospital.

More than 24 hours after the shooting, Summit County coroner Dr. Gary Genser identified the young woman as Maya Noel McFetridge in Berea. Witnesses told police that there was a “massive gathering” of people south of Exchange Street when a massive battle broke out and unknown suspects began shooting.

Gary L, president of UA. Dr. Miller confirmed that McFetridge was a student at school. statement I asked a member of the community to “keep her family and friends in your mind during this very difficult time.” Miller also confirmed that he and members of the university’s public security team would meet with Akron Mayor Dan Holrigan and Police Chief Steve Milet on Monday to discuss crimes in the area.

No arrests have been made at this time, but officials say the pistols have been recovered from the scene. The case is under investigation and anyone with information will be asked to immediately call Akron Police Department Detective Agency (330) 375-2490 or Summit County Crime Stopper (330) 434-2677. Anonymous tips can also be sent by text message to TIPSCO at 274637.

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University of Akron student killed in shooting just off campus

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