Canton man hospitalized after shooting at local park


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According to Canton Police Chief John Gabbard, police received a dispatch call about a shooting at Nimisilla Park in Canton Wednesday night around 8:07.

Upon arrival, officers discovered that the victim, Travis Massey, 34, of Canton, had been taken to Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital by a private citizen.

Massey sustained a gunshot wound, which police say was not life-threatening. He was able to converse with detectives.

The investigation remains ongoing, and anyone with information is urged to contact the Canton Police Detective Bureau at (330) 489-3144 or provide anonymous tips through Tip411 or the Stark County Crime Stoppers.