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Manager Of Canton Bar Shot And Killed After Breaking Up Brawl

(News/Talk 1480 WHBC) – The manager of a Canton bar was shot and killed after breaking up a fight at the business and another person was wounded.

It happened Thursday night at Brick City Lounge at 2820 8th Street NE.

Investigators say the manager, Jason Calhoun, 41, broke up an all-out brawl at around 11:45 p.m.

But one of men who was kicked out of the bar returned and opened fire on Calhoun, striking him and a person behind him.

Calhoun was taken to Mercy Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The other person who was shot suffered non life-threatening injuries.

The shooter then got into a vehicle and took off.

Anyone with information on the shooting and the suspect should contact the Stark County Sheriff’s Office at 330-430-3800.



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