Search for suspects in two deadly Labor Day weekend shootings in Canton

CANTON, Ohio - Two homicide suspects are at large after weekend homicides in Canton.

The first happened Saturday night when a victim died after being shot in the head and leg at 7th Street N.W. and Brown Avenue N.W. A suspect fled the area by foot and was tracked to the area of U.S. Technologies in the 1400 block of Tuscarawas Street W. After a search of the building, no suspect was located.

Monday evening, officers responded to a deadly shooting at an apartment in the 3300 block of 14th Street S.W. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering an apparent gunshot wound to the head. Canton police detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for murder for the suspect believed to have committed the crime.

Anyone with information on either of these cases is asked to contact the Canton Police Detective Bureau at 330-489-3144.

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