Police Investigate Shooting Death

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Mary Alice Reporting:

(Monday, September 11th) Newcomerstown, Ohio – Few details are available but police confirm one person is dead in the Village of Newcomerstown.

In a release, the Police Department reports that Officers were called Monday just before 7:30am to concerns about an unresponsive person.

Police arrived at 511 Tuscarawas Avenue and found a young, adult man lying in the front yard. Officers note the man had a gunshot wound to the back and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further details are being released including the victim’s name until positive identification and family notifications can be made.

As the investigation continues police ask anyone with information to contact the Newcomerstown Police Department (740-498-6161).

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