Masked gunmen shoot man in his apartment – Canton, OH – CantonRep.com

Masked gunmen shoot man in his apartment – Canton, OH – CantonRep.com

CANTON —

Two men wearing ski masks and carrying handguns forced their way into an apartment and shot him several times shortly after midnight Monday morning. (Information has been changed to correct an error at 10 a.m. 1/10/13. See correction at end of story.)

The 23-year-old victim, who lives in the 1700 block of Fulton Road NW, was alone about 12:30 a.m. Monday when the shooting occurred, Canton police reports said.

Capt. Dave Davis, who heads the police department’s detective bureau, said detectives believe the men attempted to rob the victim when they shot him, grazing his abdomen and striking him twice in the legs.

The victim’s condition was not available Tuesday.

Police seized an undisclosed amount of marijuana, grinders and pipes, Davis said.

Detectives were still investigating on Tuesday.

They asked anyone with information about the incident to call them at 330-489-3144.

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Woman robbed of medical marijuana | marijuana, police, east – Colorado Springs Gazette, CO

Woman robbed of medical marijuana | marijuana, police, east – Colorado Springs Gazette, CO

A woman who had just bought marijuana from a medical marijuana facility in the 2300 block of East Bijou Street Monday evening was robbed as she left the store, Colorado Springs police said.

Police said she was approached by a man armed with a handgun who demanded the bag of marijuana.

The victim told police she heard a click from the gun as the man tried to pull the trigger so she threw the bag of marijuana at him and ran back inside the facility and told the staff to call police.

The robber picked up the bag and ran east on East Bijou, police said.

via Woman robbed of medical marijuana | marijuana, police, east – Colorado Springs Gazette, CO.