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Canton police: Man found fatally shot in vehicle

Officers found the victim sitting in the driver's seat of his running vehicle with several gunshot wounds.

CANTON, Ohio — The Canton Police Department is investigating after a man was fatally shot on Friday morning. 

According to a release from the department, officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of Greenfield Ave. SW at around 10:45 a.m. for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police found a man sitting in the driver's seat of his running vehicle.

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Police say the victim had sustained several gunshot wounds and was unresponsive. He was taken to Aultman Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at approximately 11:13 a.m. 

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

The investigation is ongoing. Canton police ask that anyone who has information about the incident to contact the department's detective bureau at (330) 489-3144. Anonymous tips can also be sent through Tip411 or the Stark County Crime Stoppers.

This is a developing story. Stay with 3News for more details as they become available. 

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