Jury Finds Akron Man Guilty of Murder

Akron - Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh announced Monday that a Summit County jury found Queitin Tyler, 34, of Noble Avenue in Akron, guilty in connection with the shooting death of Darian Hardison.

Jurors found Tyler guilty of the following charges:

  • Two counts of murder with gun specifications – special felonies
  • Two counts of felonious assault with gun specifications – felonies of the 2nd degree
  • Carrying Concealed Weapons – a felony of the 4th degree

On October 20th, 2017, Queitin Tyler got into an argument with Derrick Comby outside the Halftime Sports Pub on South Main Street in Akron. Tyler went inside the bar and got a gun from a friend. He then went back outside and fired several shots. Comby was struck in the stomach and survived. Comby’s friend, Darian Hardison, was shot and killed.

Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Alison McCarty is scheduled to sentence Tyler on October 16, 2018 at 9am.

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