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2 men arrested for homicide of 29-year-old man in Canton

Posted at 10:16 AM, Dec 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-18 13:28:50-05

CANTON, Ohio — Both suspects wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 29-year-old man in Canton Saturday evening have been arrested, authorities confirmed.

Mitch Anthony Greenlief, 24, was arrested on Sunday for the homicide of Donte Alexander. Curtis James Williams, 24, was arrested on Tuesday. Both men have been charged with complicity to commit murder for Alexander's death.

Police received reports of shots fired in the 2100 block of Midway Avenue around 7 p.m. Saturday.

Officers were unable to locate anyone in the area, according to police.

A trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol was alerted that a man with gunshot wounds was in a vehicle on U.S. Route 62, shortly after the call to police.

A deputy from the Stark County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the scene and provided first aid until Alexander was transported to a nearby hospital.

Alexander died from his injuries at the hospital, according to police.

The incident is currently under investigation.