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Police Seek Suspect In "Senseless" Murder Over Cigar In Akron Featured

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A 21 year old clerk at Border's Drive Through at 1365 South Arlington Street in Akron was killed late Tuesday night by a customer who wanted a particular kind of cigar, and tried to use a bill that wasn't in acceptable condition to pay for it.

Police say the man, who walked up to the drive through window, started arguing with the clerk, pulled a gun, and demanded a Black& Mild cigar. Then, even though the clerk gave it to him; the suspect still shot him before running away.

The Summit County Medical Examiner's office has identified the clerk as Ahmad Alibrahim, of Akron, and they say he died as the result of a gunshot wound to the neck. 

Now police are looking for the killer, who is described as a black male around 18-25 years old, in what they are calling an "incredibly senseless" tragedy.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip. Citizens may also provide anonymous information to any of the following:

  • The Summit County Crimestoppers, which is now reportedly offering a $5,000 reward: call 330-434-COPS.
  • Text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637
  • Download the Akron PD app and submit information by texting Tips411 or accessing the link on the Akron Police website: www.AkronCops.org.
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