Neighbor’s Genuine Concern Doesn’t End Well in Canton

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC – A neighbor’s concern about a couple fighting down the street brought Canton police late Wednesday night.

That led to shots fired at police and the death of a city man.

The neighbor told a dispatcher that the confrontation at the dead end of 25th Street SW off Cleveland Avenue was “loud”.

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When a Canton officer was grazed by a bullet, officers shot 41-year-old Jeffrey Neff, reportedly close to the nearby I-77 Northbound off ramp.

He died at the hospital.

The officer did not need treatment.

BCI is handling the investigation.

The freeway ramp is in Neff’s backyard.