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This Weekend Resulted in Drive-By’s, Deaths and Injuries in Akron

The City of Akron, OH is mourning after a weekend filled with violence.  Looks like there were 2 separate incidents which involved drive-by shootings.  The residents are fed up, and people in the areas were the shootings occurred are saying that “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH”

On the 1300th block of Manchester, one man in dead and another man was injured.  They were sitting in a car when another vehicle pulled up next to them.  Witnesses say that one man got out and started shooting the victim’s car.  26 year old Ralph Hartwell Jr. died on the scene.  Condolences to his entire family.

There was also another 20 year old victim who was rushed to the hospital in serious condition and a five year old who was also hurt, but we are not sure if she was hurt from a bullet or another source.  Police are looking for a silver Ford Focus with a damaged or missing passenger mirror.

Another drive-by shooting happened with an end result of three people wounded.  They were outside of the house talking when they were all shot.  The 53 year old man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening wounds.  The police later found out that a 22 year old man and a 21 year old woman also came to the hospital with gunshot wounds.

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