UPDATE: As of 10:47 p.m., the Amber Alert for 4-year-old Fabian Claudio has been canceled. Fox 8 in Cleveland reported the child was found, and it appears as though police arrested the suspect but is not yet confirmed.
AKRON, Ohio (WCMH) — An Amber Alert has been issued for a 4-year-old boy reported missing from Akron Monday.
The alert states the child, Fabian Claudio, was taken by his father, Jose Castro, 24, who is to be considered armed and dangerous.
The alert states the abduction took place on the 1100 block of Tulip Street in Akron, Stark County, at 6:49 p.m. Nexstar station Fox 8 in Cleveland reported Castro shot the boy’s mother before taking the child. She was reported in critical condition at an Akron hospital.
Fabian is Hispanic, has brown hair and brown eyes, is approximately 2 feet 6 inches tall, and weighs approximately 30 pounds.
Fabian was last seen wearing a blue shirt and khaki shorts.
Castro is Hispanic, is approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, and weighs approximately 132 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
Castro was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and black shorts.
Castro was last seen driving a 2016 gray Kia Soul with Ohio license plate HLD9706.
Fox 8 reported that although police have not yet confirmed the suspect is in custody, its camera caught someone in the back of a police car, and the suspect police were looking for is now scheduled to appear in Akron Municipal Court on Tuesday morning.
Anyone with any information is asked to call 911 immediately.