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3 Shootings In 2 Days Leave 4 Injured

(News/Talk 1480 WHBC) – Four people were shot in three separate shooting incidents in Canton in the span of two days.

Canton police say a man was shot in the back in the 600 block of 13th Street NE on Sunday morning.

Police say more than 20 shots were fired, some hitting houses and some hitting cars.

The man who was struck by one of the bullets is expected to be okay.

On Monday afternoon, police say a 15-year-old boy was shot in the arm in an alley in the area of Harrisburg Road NE and Bernice Court NE.

He was taken to a hospital with a non life-threatening wound.

Then on Monday night, police say two men were shot at a house in the 1700 block of Edwards Avenue NE.

Police say the two had just arrived at the house and were heading inside when gunshots rang out.

The two were taken to a hospital. No word on their condition.

Police don’t believe any of the shootings are related.

Anyone with information on any of the shootings is urged to contact the Canton Police Department at 330-489-3144, and tips can also be reported anonymously through the city’s Tip411 system.

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