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Man Hears Gunfire, Realizes He’s Been Shot

(News/Talk 1480 WHBC) – Canton’s ShotSpotter system alerted police to gunfire around midnight Monday and police arrived to the location to find a man shot in the arm.

It happened in the 700 block of Newton Avenue NW at 12:02 Tuesday morning.

Police say the man told them he heard gunshots and quickly realized that he had been shot.

The man was taken to Mercy Medical Center to be treated.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to give them a call at 330-489-3117, and tips can be sent in anonymously through the city’s Tip411 system.

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