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Published: Wednesday, 5/27/2009

3 dead in early morning shooting in Canton


CANTON, Ohio Three people have been killed in a shooting outside an Ohio bar after closing time.

Police in Canton say two men and a woman died early Wednesday when gunfire broke out on a street in front of a bar on the city s southwest side.

One of the men was found bleeding on the street. The other man and a woman were in a car.

Witnesses told police they saw a red pickup truck speeding from the scene.

Police Capt. Bruce Lawver says the bar, the White Crown Cafe, was closed when the shooting occurred. Lawver says there had been a fight there earlier.

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