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A 6-year old shot and killed in Canton

An 11-year old boy is facing a reckless homicide charge in the death of a 6-year old Canton boy.
Canton Police are not giving many other details but they say the incident happened last night around 7:30.
The got a call about a shooting on 19th Street NW. The victim was taken to Mercy Medical Center by a private
vehicle. The boy died at the hospital. After consulting with the Stark County Prosecutor, the 11-year old was charged.
Again, police are urging gun owners to practice firearm safety and the safe keeping of firearms. They do not know yet where
the gun came from — they continue to investigate.¬† ¬†Police are not releasing their names.


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