Youngstown man arrested, accused of shooting man in Sharon

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Jawuan Brown, Sharon shooting

SHARON, Pa. (WKBN) – A man from Youngstown was found shot during a burglary investigation in Sharon on Monday.

Officers were called about 10:55 p.m. to the 300 block of Alderman Ave. on reports of a burglary. As officers were responding, they were told there was a gunshot victim at the house.

When officers got there, they found a man who had been shot in the upper leg. He was treated at a local hospital, but his injuries were not life-threatening.

According to police documents, 28-year-old Jawuan Brown, of Youngstown, shot the man while five young children were in the home.

A witness said the man who was shot shot back at Brown.

Police said Brown has a prior felony conviction and is not allowed to have a gun.

Brown was arrested around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday with the help of the Ohio Adult Parole Authority and the United States Marshals Service.

Brown is charged with attempted criminal homicide, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm prohibited and recklessly endangering another person.

Anyone with information on what happened should call the Sharon Police Department at 724-983-3210 or the Mercer County 911 Center at 724-662-6110.

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