Canton: Police investigating fatal shooting

4:00 PM, Feb 24, 2013   |    comments
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CANTON - One man was shot and killed late Saturday night.

According to Canton police, officers responded to a shooting at the "The Friendly Corner Tavern" on Harrison Avenue shortly after 2 a.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, they located a man who had been shot in the upper leg.

The victim, identified as Roosevelt Newell of Canton, was taken to Aultman Hospital. He was pronounced dead at 8:30 a.m.

Canton Police Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for a 29-year-old murder suspect identified as Samuel Darrell Woods.

The Detective Bureau is continuing to investigate this incident.

Anything with information about this crime or the suspect's whereabouts is asked to contact the Canton Police Dectective Bureau at (330) 489-3144.


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