911 call about assault leads police to find Canton man dead inside home

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The Canton Police Department is investigating the death of a 27-year-old.

Police were dispatched to a home in the 1400 block of 6th St NW after a caller said a man had been assaulted in the home. When police arrived, they located Devon Meredith dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

The call came in around 1 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Canton Police have contacted the Bureau of Criminal Investigation for assistance.

If you’re able to help, you can contact the police department at 330-489-3144.