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Carroll Deputy Found Not Guilty in 2019 Shooting Death

(Jesse Naul)

CARROLLTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The 30-year-old Carroll County sheriff’s deputy charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a Carrollton man during an arrest attempt in 2019 has been found not guilty.

Deputy Jacob Baker was on trial in Carrollton last week in the death of 41-year-old Robert Sikon III.

Baker shot Sikon after the two struggled following a traffic stop at Waynesburg and Arrow Roads in November of 2019.

Baker believed Sikon had a gun.

It was later determined he did not.


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