Canton shooting leaves one dead Posted in: News At approximately 2:30 a.m., Jan. 1, the Canton Police Department was notified of a reported shooting that had occurred at a residence in the 500 block of Buffalo Street. Officers from the Canton Police Department, Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office, and Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene.PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!