Friday, 23 November 2018 08:20

Akron Police: Help Find Murder Suspect

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Akron police are looking for a  suspect in the murder of 20 year old Shawn Prude of North Toby Terrace, who was found shot to death on South Arlington Street, on Monday morning.

They've identified the suspect as 21 year old Devon Williams, of Vicgross Avenue, in Akron, and they'are asking for help finding him. They say he should be considered armed and dangerous, and if you have any information --please call Akron police.

More information below:


Suspect Identified, Warrants Signed
Thanks to the public’s help, the suspect involved in the homicide has been
identified as Devon Williams, 21, with a last known address on Vicgross
Avenue in Akron. Detectives signed a warrant for murder on Devon
Williams. The other two males have been identified and are not involved in
the homicide.
Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating Devon Williams.
Devon Williams is 5’8” and 160 lbs. He should be considered armed and
On November 20, 2018 shortly after 10:00am in the morning, officers
responded to the 1200 block of South Arlington Street for a shooting. When
officers arrived, they found a 20 year old black male in the roadway with
several gunshots. The victim was pronounced dead on scene. The suspect
fled on foot.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Devon Williams is
encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-
375-2490; or 330-375-2TIP, the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-
WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS.
You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (Crimes). Callers can
remain anonymous.

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