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Canton police asking for tips to solve homicide after man is shot

Canton Police
Posted at 10:26 AM, Sep 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-24 10:26:17-04

CANTON, Ohio — The Canton Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday evening near 9th Street and Fulton Avenue NW.

According to police, officers responded to the location around 9 p.m. for a shots-fired call. While enroute, officers learned that a man who had been shot in the chest showed up at the hospital.

The man later succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as DeShaun Tucker, 21, police said.

No additional information has been released.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact the detective bureau at 330-489-3144 or 330-649-5800. You can also text a tip to TIP411. Start the tip with the word "Canton." Tips can be anonymous.

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