are seeking the public's help in locating a man suspected of shooting a teenager multiple times early this morning in the Silver Meadows neighborhood.
Police received a call at 12:21 a.m. Wednesday for a report of shots fired. They discovered a male, 17, at 782 Silver Meadows Blvd. with multiple gunshot wounds. According to police radio traffic, the victim had been shot in the head.
The suspect fled westbound on foot armed with a handgun, said police.
Officers could be heard on the scanner searching along Silver Meadows Boulevard, the intersecting Carol, Denise and Anita drives, Carlisle Court, as well as at nearby .
Police said the suspect is described as a white male in his mid 20s, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, heavy build, who was wearing a white sleeveless T-shirt.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kent Police Department by calling 330-673-7732 or sending an email to KPDTips@kentohio.org.