1 shot on Youngstown’s east side


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – A gunshot victim was taken to the hospital after a shooting on Youngstown’s east side.

Police were called to Wardle and Josephine avenues around 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Police said the victim was in a car when shots were fired from a house at 1926 Josephine Avenue.

He then drove to a relative’s house on Atkinson Avenue and was later taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center. His injuries were serious, according to police.

A SWAT team searched the home from which the shots were fired, but no one was found. A puppy was taken from the home.

Police said the shooter and victim knew each other. Police aren’t releasing names at this time.

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Police are investigating two scenes in Youngstown after a reported shooting.
Police were looking at a car on Atkinson Avenue that appeared to be covered in blood.