Charged in shooting

Charged in shooting
YOUNGSTOWN -- Keith Black, 16, of Holly Drive, Liberty, was found hiding at a house in the 700 block of Delaware Avenue at 11 p.m. Sunday and arrested on a charge of felonious assault.
Police said that earlier in the evening Black shot at Alan Johnson, 17, of Elm Street. Johnson was hit in the stomach and taken to Forum Health Northside Medical Center, where he was in stable condition.
Johnson's brother told police that they were on Saranac Avenue around 7:30 p.m. when shots were fired from a car. Another witness identified Black as the shooter, reports show.
Retired teachers group
WARREN -- The Trumbull County Retired Teachers Association will have a general meeting at noon Tuesday at Sorrento's Banquet Room, 2488 Parkman Road N.W.
The agenda includes information about a TRTA special event at a Mahoning Valley Scrappers game and updates on the TRTA trip to Branson, Mo. Jordan Taylor from the Scrappers will present the program and a door prize. The luncheon cost is $9.50.
Stolen-car report
WARREN -- A Southwest Boulevard man told police his car was stolen at gunpoint.
The man said that around 2:30 a.m. today he and his friend were on Hayes Street Southwest when they were approached by three men. He said one of the men had a gun and a struggle took place. The gun discharged but no one was shot, reports state.
Little shoplifters
GIRARD -- Three persistent shoplifters -- ages 4, 7 and 9 -- struck the Shell Food Mart at 420 S. State St. on Sunday afternoon, police said.
The clerk told police she saw the three put meat snacks in their pockets. When she told them they had to pay, they returned the items. While the clerk was waiting on a customer, the children took gum, she said.
They were detained and police were called. The children were turned over to their mothers.
Girard board to meet
GIRARD -- The board of education will meet in special session at 6 p.m. today at the high school to discuss personnel and levy options.
Voting in Tuesday's special election on a 6- to 5-mill levy resulted in a tie. However, 29 provisional ballots and one overseas ballot have not been counted. They will be tallied by the elections board next Monday.
New online scam
Pennsylvania State Police are warning citizens of a new online scam that involves an e-mail claiming to be from "CitiBank" corporation.
The e-mail requests a confirmation of the recipient's banking details. Police warn that this e-mail is not from CitiBank.
State police remind everyone to never respond to an unsolicited e-mail or phone call that requests sensitive information.

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