Incident

2-16-2018 Ohio Akron 1-1

Location

February 16, 2018

900 block of Mercer Ave
Akron, Ohio
Geolocation: 41.0791, -81.5574

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Janaya Swain
  • Age: 4
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Darnell L Bitting
  • Age: 31
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child killed (not child shooter)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Assault weapon (AR-15, AK-47, and ALL variants defined by law enforcement)

Notes

likely stray bullet from dv; 41.079008, -81.557220 ;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 7.62 [AK-47]
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 11
State Senate District: 28
State House District: 34