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Posted on: December 3, 2019

WPD Search for Juvenile Attempted Homicide Suspect

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On 12/2/19 at approximately 5:20 PM, Whitehall Police responded to the rear of 850 S. Hamilton Rd on the report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, police found Rogelio Moran, age 21, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  Moran was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.  His wounds are not expected to be life threatening.

Whitehall Police have identified Gregorio Canchola, age 13, as the suspect who shot Moran.  Canchola and Moran are known acquaintances and were at the rear of 850 S. Hamilton Rd when a disagreement occurred between the two of them.  Canchola shot Moran as a result, and then fled the area on foot.

Whitehall Police are asking for help from the public in locating Gregoria Canchola.  He has been charged with Attempted Murder and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.  He is considered armed and dangerous.  Do not attempt to stop or detain, please notify police immediately if seen.

 

SUSPECT INFORMATION:

Gregorio Canchola

LKA: 5033 Winslow Ave

Whitehall,OH 43213

5’-8”, 190, Brown Eyes, Black Hair

 Age 13

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