Massillon hostage situation ends, suspect killed - FOX Carolina 21

Massillon hostage situation ends, suspect killed

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Source: TIna Adams Source: TIna Adams
MASSILLON, OH (WOIO) -

A hostage situation at Great Clips ended with the fatal shooting of the male suspect Sunday evening.

Authorities say the man entered Great Clips close to 5 p.m. in search of his estranged girlfriend who is an employee there, but wasn't working at the time. The suspect then took another employee hostage in a different room in the salon.

The Canton SWAT team assisted in attempting to negotiate with the suspect, but it was unsuccessful.

The SWAT team proceeded to enter the salon in order to rescue the hostage, and subsequently shot and killed the suspect.

The hostage was unharmed.

Authorities say no one else in the salon was hurt.

Massillon police are investigating the incident.

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