About 2:45 Thursday afternoon a 911 call about a white Acura across lanes of I-77 South near the Arlington Road exit. By the time dupties responded, the driver had driven the vehicle off the highway, down and embankment, through a fence, eventually coming to rest on, or rather INTO the Summa Health campus, into a room being occupied by a patient and her husband, both who sustained minor injuries.
The driver, who hasn't been identified other than that he's 37 and from Canton, was arrested, but taken to Akron City Hospital for treatment.
Summit County Sheriff's Inspector Bill Holland adds that there was what is believed to be drugs in the car.
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Akron Police have named a suspect in the deadly shooting along Silvercrest Avenue Thursday evening, just before 8 o'clock.
According to the report, police say a woman was shot in the head while sitting in the front seat of a car in the 1000 block of Silvercrest. That witness told detectives that the victim and another woman who was driving were there to meet a man, who has been identified as 42-year-old Coley Richardson of Silvercrest Avenue (pictured).
The witness says Richardson got into the back seat of the car and then shot the victim in the head, after which he ran from the scene.
Richardson hasn't been caught yet. Akron Police say he's armed and dangerous.
The victim has not been identified yet, pending an autopsy and notification to the family, according to the Medical Examiner.
Anyone with information about Coley Richardson’s whereabouts is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490; or 330-375- 2Tip, 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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The suspect in last week's shooting outside of a Summit Lake convenience store is this week's Fugitive of the Week.
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is now looking for 24-year-old Eugene Wells, who is wanted for the murder of Walter Matthews Junior, who was shot and killed in broad daylight on Monday, June 3rd.
Wells is a black male, standing approximately 5 feet 11 inches and weighing 165 pounds. His last known address is near the 100 block of Fulton Street, Akron, Ohio.
Wells is to be considered armed and dangerous.
If you have any information in reference to Eugene Wells, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411). Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.