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Police: Man on life support after being shot in head by older brother in Canton

Posted at 10:49 AM, Jul 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-24 10:49:46-04

An 18-year-old is on life support after he was allegedly shot in the head by his older brother on Monday night.

Around 11:50 p.m., police found an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head in the front yard of a house located in the 1300 block of Harrisburg Road NE.

Officers took Charles Dewayne Mayle, 23, who police identified as the victim's brother, into custody. Mayle will be taken to Stark County Jail and charged with felonious assault.

The victim was taken to Mercy Medical Center where he remains on life support.

It's unclear what led to the shooting. The case remains under investigation.