Store clerk kills two masked robbery suspects at the Marathon Gas Station on 9th St. SW in Canton

CANTON, Ohio - PLEASE NOTE: The video above depicts a man being shot who later died. It may be considered too graphic for some.

One man is still on the loose after an attempted robbery at a Canton gas station that led to a firefight, killing two.

Canton Police said the shooting took place at the Marathon Gas Station at 2201 9th St. SW during an attempted robbery Monday night around 9:25 p.m.

Police said three men tried to rob the store, shooting the clerk in the legs. The clerk returned fire, killing two of the three would-be robbers. 

The third robber, who wears a white mask and all black clothing in the surveillance video above, is still on the loose.

A man called 911 and told a dispatcher that a man who had been shot was lying in the street near the store. It's unclear who that man was.

Canton detectives continue the investigation and are looking for the third shooting suspect. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Canton Police Detective Bureau at 330.489.3144.

 

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