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Man wanted by Canton police for homicide arrested

Posted at 8:08 PM, Aug 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-08 20:08:12-04

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Michael Burns, 43, over the weekend. Burns was wanted by Canton police for a homicide. 

Authorities reported Burns was suspected of the shooting death of 25-year-old Perry Robinson on Aug. 25 in the 900 block of Second Street Northwest.

Within 24 hours, officials said, an arrest warrant was issued and members of NOVFTF took Burns into custody in the 2400 block of Penn Place Northeast.

Anyone with information concerning any wanted fugitive can contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED (1-866-492-6833).  You may also anonymously text in a tip by texting the keyword "WANTED" and your tip to TIP411 (847411), or you can send a web tip here. Reward money is available and tipsters may remain anonymous.