Apparent Domestic Dispute Leads to Fatal Canton Shooting

Canton Police are investigating a shooting last night that left a 31-year old man dead.

They were called to a home in the 1200 block of 16th Street NW.  When they got there they found Travis Charles laying near the back steps of the home.  He was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the head.  He died there.

The suspect, 48-year old Shaun Cunningham of Canton, was arrested at the scene without incidence.  He’s in the Stark County jail chareged with murder.

Detectives believe this incident was domestic in nature originating from a child custody dispute.  The investigation is continuing. Anyone with any information in regards to this crime is asked to contact the Canton Police Detective Bureau, at (330) 489-3144.

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