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21-year-old man arrested for Paris Township shooting

Stark County
Posted at 2:19 PM, Feb 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-09 14:19:15-05

PARIS TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A man accused of shooting a juvenile on Monday in Paris Township has been arrested on a felony charge, according to the Stark County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect, Gage Woods, 21, of Waynesburg, Ohio, is charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony. He is currently being held in the Stark County Jail.

Authorities say Woods shot a juvenile on Monday in the 14000 block of Lincoln Street SE in Paris Township. The victim’s specific age wasn’t provided. After being shot, the victim was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call investigators at 330-430-3800 or the anonymous tip line 330-451-3937.

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