1 person shot taken to hospital in Youngstown shooting, car into building

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police are investigating a shooting that sent a car into a building on Youngstown’s south side Sunday afternoon.

It happened around 3 p.m. on Glenwood Avenue.

Police say one man was shot and taken to the hospital. He is in stable condition.

According to police on scene, shots were fired in the area in front of a playground and basketball court that cause a car to crash into a building.

“It looks like the victim’s car went left to center, drove through the fence over here by the playground and ended up in front of this building over here,” said Captain Rod Foley of the Youngstown Police Department.

The building is not vacant and is a business.

There are bullets on the street at the intersection of Sherwood and Glenwood avenues. Police say around 25 bullet casings were found.

The car is about a half block from there at the intersection of Laclede and Glenwood avenues.

Police could not say how many people were in the car.

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