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Canton police investigating homicide in the area of 9th Street and Rowland Avenue

Posted: 8:56 AM, Aug 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-20 08:56:17-04
Canton Police

CANTON, Ohio — The Canton Police Department is investigating after a person was shot and killed in the area of 9th Street and Rowland Avenue Northeast early Tuesday morning, according to a release from police.

Officers responded to the area at around 1:38 a.m. and found a man on the ground near a vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound to the head.

The shooting male victim was transported to Aultman Hospital by the Canton Fire Department, where he was pronounced dead, according to the release.

Police ask anyone with information about this homicide to call them at 330-489-3144.