Canton Shooting Victim Identified; Suspect Search Continues

Posted on: 3:13 am, August 19, 2013, by , updated on: 01:49pm, August 19, 2013


CANTON, Ohio — One person is dead and one of the suspects injured following a shooting in Canton, just after midnight, Monday.

Canton police said the victim is Jamar Johnson, 30.

They said he had a confrontation with two other men who tried to rob an apartment in the 1900 block of 6th Street NE.

One of the suspects was shot in the leg; he was taken to the hospital.

Charges are expected to be filed soon.

The other suspect is believed to be driving a purple Chevy two-door pickup truck with license plate: FYD 7927

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