YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Two more people were shot on Wednesday less than 24 hours after two other people were shot and killed in Youngstown.
Police responded to reports of gunfire just after 9 p.m. at the corner of Rush Boulevard and Pasadena Avenue, but found no one there. There were at least 30 shell casing police markers throughout the scene.
According to police, the victims drove from the shooting scene to the corner of LaClede Avenue and South Avenue.
Two vehicles were involved, with one found at the LaClede and South scene with bullet holes in the front windshield, according to police.
The victims, a man and a woman, were taken to the hospital via ambulance, where they are in stable condition.
“This is a typical shooting that you’ll get in the street, thankfully that we got early conditions from the hospital that both the male and the female are stable, so that’s a plus. But, hopefully we get some cooperation from them and we can figure out what this is all about,” said Youngstown Chief of Detectives Capt. Rod Foley.
Wednesday night’s shootings give the city 20 homicides for the year and a total of at least 91 people shot. Last year at this time, Youngstown had seen 56 people shot, including 17 of the 18 homicide victims at the time.
There have been 13 shootings this year with two or more victims. There were eight of those for all of 2020.
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