Canton man arrested in Bethlehem Township shooting


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A Canton man has been arrested following a shooting in Bethlehem Township early Wednesday morning.

At approximately 6:37 a.m., Stark County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the 9500 block of Sherman Church Avenue SW in Bethlehem Township in response to an individual who had been shot. Upon arrival, deputies located a 47-year-old Navarre man with two gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

According a report from the Stark County Sheriff’s Office, deputies discovered that the shooting took place at a home in the 4300 block of the township’s Hudson Drive SW, and that the suspect and victim knew each other.

Danny McConnell, 56, has been charged with one count of aggravated burglary, one count of attempt to commit aggravated murder, and one count of felonious assault. He has been booked into the Stark County Jail.

The shooting remains under investigation, and anyone with information is asked to call the Stark County Sheriff’s Office at 330-430-3800 or the Anonymous Crime Tip Line at 330-451-3937.