Man arrested in Liberty in Cuyahoga Falls shooting

LIBERTY — A Cuyahoga Falls man was arrested Saturday in Liberty Township for his alleged role in a shooting Friday.

The Liberty Township Police Department confirmed that Austin James Avis, 19, was taken into custody at about 12:30 p.m. after a traffic stop. Township police received a tip he was in the area.

On Friday, Avis is accused of shooting a 19-year-old in Cuyahoga Falls. The victim identified Avis as the shooter, Cuyahoga Falls police said.

Avis fled, and a warrant for attempted murder and felonious assault was issued for his arrest.

As of Saturday, Avis was in the Trumbull County jail.


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