16-year-old accused of shooting two people in Canton


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CANTON – A 16-year-old is still at large after being suspected of shooting two people on Friday evening in Canton.

At approximately 6:35 p.m. on Friday, Canton police were dispatched to the 1200 block of Wertz Ave NW. Joseph Burghy, 33, and Ryan Eakle, 41, were found and transported to area hospitals – both with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

Detectives obtained a pair of arrest warrants for the suspect – 16-year-old Amarion Moore. An unidentified 13-year-old female was also arrested at the residence for Obstructing Justice.

The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information in regards to the crime or whereabouts of the suspects may contact the Canton Police Detective Bureau ((330) 489-3144) or through Tip411 and the Stark County Crimestoppers.