3 People Shot in Birthday Party: Tallmadge Police Investigating

CLEVELAND, OHIO – Tallmadge police are investigating a shooting that injured three people.

According to the Tallmadge Police Department. The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House rental facility on West Avenue.

According to investigators, three shooting victims were treated at a hospital in the Tallmadge area. As Reported by police, the injuries appear to be non-life threatening police.

The shooting occurred near Town Square

“I’m pretty sure they were just hosting some sort of event for kids earlier that day,” Tallmadge resident Michael Trautman said. “So it’s just kind of a scary thing in that area with a park, baseball fields, and especially close to all these businesses and residential places,” Trautman said. Trautman believes he saw the group responsible drive away after hearing the shots.

He gave the police a statement

Tallmadge Police Chief Ron Williams says the community is understandably shaken, but it is not in danger.

“This was an act between two groups of people,” Chief Williams explained. “This was two groups that ended up here last night, not a random group of people committing a crime and shooting people in Tallmadge.”

Akron and Mogadore police officers assisted at the scene.

No arrests have been made.

Kindly inform them with information about the shooting to Tallmadge police at 330-633-4231.

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