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Canton police investigating fatal shooting on Scoville Avenue

Canton Police
Posted at 3:47 PM, Sep 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-17 15:47:08-04

CANTON, Ohio — The City of Canton Police Department is investigating after one person was killed in a shooting that occurred early Friday morning.

Around 1:53 a.m., officers were called to the 1400 block of Scoville Avenue S.W. for a report of a shooting fatality.

Once on scene, officers found a shooting victim inside of a home. The individual had suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was unresponsive, police said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by the Stark County Coroner's Office.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident and ask that anyone with information regarding the shooting call police at 330-489-3144.

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