(Akron) - Shortly before 11:00pm last night, an employee at the McDonald’s, located at 390 West Market Street, was fatally shot.

The victim was taking out the trash when he was confronted by the suspect near the back door. The suspect fired several shots, striking the victim.

The victim was transported to Akron General Medical Center where he later died.

The Summit County Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy later. The victim’s name is being withheld pending positive identification and family notification.

The suspect is a medium complexioned black male, 22 to 27 years old, 5’07” – 5’10”, 150 – 180 lbs., with a moustache, and was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

The suspect was seen in a dark colored SUV, possibly a Ford Expedition or a Cadillac Escalade with tinted windows. The vehicle was last seen traveling southbound on Valley Street towards Crosby Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department, Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. Callers can remain anonymous.

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