Incident

7-22-2019 Ohio Canton 1-2

Location

July 22, 2019

2600 block of 2nd St NW
Canton, Ohio
Geolocation: 40.8002, -81.4037

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Nicholas A. Hug
  • Age: 24
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Joi T. Griffith
  • Age: 28
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Home Invasion
  • Home Invasion - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed
  • Defensive Use
  • Defensive Use - Crime occurs, victim shoots subject/suspect/perpetrator
  • Defensive Use - Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine established
  • Drug involvement

Notes

Homeowner was PW, then fatally shot one of two suspects in a HI/robbery. Poss targeted for drugs.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 7
State Senate District: 29
State House District: 49