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Akron man found guilty for 2019 murder of teenager

Jeremiah Alexander is scheduled to be sentenced next month.

AKRON, Ohio — Editor's Note: The above video is from a previously published story.

A Summit County jury has found an Akron man guilty for the 2019 shooting death of an 18-year-old.

22-year-old Jeremiah Alexander was found guilty of murder in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Tion Anthony and guilty of felonious assault in connection with the shooting of 21-year-old Douglas Norman.

On August 14, 2019, Akron police officers responded to a drive-thru store on South Arlington Street near Rosemary Boulevard for reports of a person shot. 

At the scene, officers found Douglas Norman, who had been shot in the back. Norman told officers he was walking with Tion Anthony in the area of Rosemary Boulevard and Dahlgren Drive, just around the corner from the drive-thru, when he and Anthony were shot. 

Officers searched the area and found Anthony lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head. Anthony was later pronounced dead. Evidence led investigators to arrest Jeremiah Alexander for the shooting.

Less than two days later, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Alexander inside a home near the 1300 block of Victory Lane.

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Jeremiah Alexander is scheduled to be sentenced June 1 at 2 p.m.

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Editor's Note: The below video is from a previously published story