26-year-old Canton man shot and killed in Akron

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AKRON, Ohio- Akron police are investigating after a Canton man was shot and killed early Sunday morning.

It happened in the area of Boulevard Street and West Thornton Street just after 3 a.m.

Police said officers found the victim, Charles R. Vinson, on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds. The 26-year-old Canton man was taken to Akron General Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police do not know a motive for the shooting and no suspects have been identified. Anyone with information should call the Akron Police Department at 330-375-2552.

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