35-year-old shot to death in Canton; victim identified


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The Canton Police Department is investigating another homicide in the city.

Officers were dispatched to the 1900 block of Otto Pl N.E. for reports of a shooting at 12:38 Friday morning. When they arrived to the residence, they located Bryson Barksdale, 35, of Canton unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the neck inside.

The Stark County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

Barksdale is the city’s eighth homicide victim this year.

No arrest have been made in the shooting as the investigation continues.

Anyone with any information in regards to this crime is asked to contact the Canton
Police Detective Bureau, at (330) 489-3144. Anonymous tips can also be sent through Tip411 or the Stark County
Crime Stoppers. Sign up for Tip411 at www.cantonohio.gov/police