4-year-old Akron boy safe his mother after father shoots, police say

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) Akron, Ohio (WOIO) – An Amber Alert was canceled for a 4 year-old Akron child who had been taken following the alleged murder of his mother. shot by his father , who is believed to be “armed and very dangerous” on September. 19th. Akron Police confirmed.

Akron Police confirmed that the child was taken to Akron detectives in good health following an Amber Alert was issued.

But his father is still in the dark with warrants issued for criminal assault and kidnapping to be arrested according to the police.

Amber Alert identified the suspect as a 24-year-old Jose Castro, who is 5’9” tall, 132 pounds, has dark hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen in an white T-shirt and black shorts.

He was in a silver Kia Soul with Ohio plate HLD9706 in accordance with the Amber Alert.

Akron Police said officers were called into the area of 1100 Tulip Street at approximately 6:50 p.m. on the 19th of September. 19 following numerous calls about a woman who was shooting.

When police arrived at the scene, they discovered the woman lying unconscious outside, suffering multiple wounds from gunshots according to the police.

When EMS was treating her, the officers spoke with witnesses who claimed that the suspect stole the child of the victim as well as his son and drove away after the shooting, according to police.

Police say officers were watching footage of a nearby camera which showed the suspect grab the child, then get in the vehicle that was registered to the victim and then drive off.

The victim was transported into Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital in critical medical condition According to the police.

Contact police at 911 if you have seen the vehicle or suspect or have other information about the crime.

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