Canton teenager dies after Saturday shooting


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CANTON, Ohio (Jordan Miller News) – A teenager who was shot in a northeast Canton neighborhood late Saturday night has died.

Jacere Jones, 15, was pronounced dead at 11:37 a.m. on Monday at Akron Children’s Hospital, according to investigators with the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Police reports showed that Jones was shot in the head by an “unknown suspect” on Saturday at 11:28 p.m. at 23rd Street NE and Maple Avenue NE.

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Canton Police Detective Bureau (330-489-3144), as well as Tip411 or the Stark County Crimestoppers (