Police investigate man shot on Youngstown’s south side

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Police were called out at around 8:15 p.m. to the 600 block of Samuel Ave. off of South Ave.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown police are investigating after a man was found shot on Youngstown’s Southside Saturday night.

Police were called out at around 8:15 p.m. to the 600 block of Samuel Ave. off of South Ave.

When police arrived, they found a Black man in his twenties, who had been shot in the upper torso and a large crime scene with multiple rifle and handgun shell casings, according to a report.

The victim was transported to Mercy Health Main where he is in critical condition.

When First News was on the scene before 9 p.m., seven YPD cruisers were on scene, crime tape was set up and police were speaking to witnesses.

Police confirmed that two parked cars were shot, but no one was inside and shell casings were found on the road.

YPD Detective Division is investigating the incident. At this time, they have not found a suspect.

YPD is requesting if anyone has any information about the incident, to contact the Youngstown Police Department at 330-742-8950 or the Detective Division at 330 742-8911.

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