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28-year-old man shot, killed in Saturday afternoon shooting in Stark County

A 28-year-old man who was shot and killed in Plain Township Saturday has now been identified by officials.

STARK COUNTY, Ohio — Editor's note: The video in the player above is from a story published on Jan. 4, 2021.

The Stark County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting that took place over the weekend in Plain Township. 

According to officials, the incident happened around 12:07 p.m. on June 12, when officers responded to an apartment located in the 700 block of West Common Street NE for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, sheriff's deputies located the body of a 28-year-old man, now identified as David N. Hughson, who had been shot and had died on the scene.

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A preliminary investigation done by the Stark County Sheriff's Office revealed that the incident was drug-related, but the matter remains under investigation at this time. 

No other information is currently available.

Anyone with information is encouraged to reach out to the Stark County Sheriff’s Office at (330) 430-3800 or through the anonymous tip line 330-451-3937.

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This is a developing story. Check back with 3News for updates.

Editor's note: The video in the player above is from a story published on Feb. 11, 2021.

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