November 7, 2017 Media Release-Updated November
On November 7, 2017 at 3:18pm Perry Township Police Department responded to a shooting in the 3400 block of Lincolnway E.
Responding officers quickly learned that there were two trucks that drove up to the business located at 3460 Lincolnway E. One of the trucks entered the drive through of the business. As that truck was pulling out of the business, the driver was confronted by the driver of the other truck.
A short verbal exchange took place followed by gunfire. The two trucks fled the area. The victim ultimately fled the scene.
He was located at Aultman Hospital where he drove himself to get medical treatment.
The suspect vehicle leaving the area was described as a white Ford F-150 crew cab truck.
Perry Township Police Officers and Detectives conducted a thorough investigation into this case. As a result of the investigation, the following individual was arrested and booked into the Stark County Jail:
Arrested: Juan Benito Caro-Silva 2902 Poplar St. NW Massillon, Oh. 44647
Charges: Attempted Murder (F1) Felonious Assault (F2) Carrying Concealed Weapons (F4)
I would like to thank the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation, Massillon City Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and United States Marshall's Service for assisting in this investigation.
For additional information contact Chief Michael T. Pomesky.