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Man fatally shot in back crashes into garage in Canton

Canton Police
Posted at 3:06 PM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 15:06:14-05

CANTON, Ohio — The Canton Police Department is investigating a homicide after a man in a car crashed into a garage and officers discovered he had been shot in the back.

At around 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, police said that they responded to the 900 block of Struble Avenue N.E for a crash.

A preliminary investigation indicates that the man had been shot and then crashed into the structure, authorities said.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital and was pronounced dead just before 1 p.m.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Canton Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-489-3144.