UPDATE:  Arrest Made as Canton Man Critically Injured in Weekend Shooting

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A 26-year-old Canton man was clinging to life after being shot early Saturday morning in the city.

Police found Dajuan Wheat lying in the grass between apartment buildings on Gilbert Circle off 31st Street NE near Ellis Avenue.

He had been shot once in the side.  Police said Wheat had life threatening injuries.

They have now arrested 17-year old Anthony Hinton of Canton and charged him with Attempt to Commit Murder and Felonious Assault.  He was taken to the Multi County Juvenile Attention Center where’s he’s currently being held.  The investigation continues.

Anyone with any information in regards to this incident is asked to contact the Canton Police Detective Bureau, at (330) 489-3144.

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