YOUNGSTOWN -- A 29-year-old Austintown man was treated at Forum Health Northside Medical Center for a gunshot wound to the right thigh after the car he was riding in was hit with gunfire.
According to police, the victim was a front-seat passenger in an automobile that was traveling west along Oak Street about 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
The driver of the car told police she noticed a car following her and that she recognized the other driver. She told police she did not know if it was the other vehicle's driver, passenger or both who fired.
Police found two bullet holes in the car's passenger side. The front passenger side tire was also shot out and the passenger window was broken.