2 shot, killed in Massillon

Shooting Generic

MASSILLON, Ohio (WKBN) – Two people were shot and killed in Massillon around 9 p.m. Saturday.

A man was shot in the chest and died at the scene. A woman was shot in the neck and life-flighted to a nearby hospital but did not survive.

Massillon police told First News the shooter ran from the scene and then tried to kill himself but is currently alive. The suspect is in the hospital and is the ex-boyfriend of the female victim.

Police believe the shooter did know the victims, but the shooting is still under investigation.

No relationship, motives or names have been released.


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