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23-year-old man found fatally shot in Cuyahoga Falls home

The death is being investigated as a homicide.

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Editor's note: the video in the player above is from a previous story.

A 23-year-old man was shot inside of a residence in Cuyahoga Falls on Thursday and later succumbed to his injuries, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office. The victim has been identified as Giovanni K. Stanford of Akron. He was found with multiple gunshot wounds to his head and torso.

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department are currently in the process of investigating the death and treating the matter as a homicide. The shooting took place at a residence on Forest Glen Drive. The victim was taken to Summa Akron City Hospital and was pronounced dead at 11:34 p.m., authorities said.

An update will be given following positive identification of the victim and an autopsy is performed, the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office said.

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