Police investigate shooting of two men on South Side

YOUNGSTOWN — Police are investigating a shooting on the South Side early today morning that hospitalized two men.

South Side residents Fanon Vines, 29, and Anthony Mascarella, 19, were sitting in a car on Market Street near Princeton Avenue around 2:30 a.m. when they heard five or six shots fired, Vines told police. Neither victim saw any suspects, police reports said.

After realizing they had been shot, the men reportedly drove themselves to St. Elizabeth Health Center. Police interviewed Vines today; Mascarella however was undergoing some surgery and was unavailable to comment.

Both men have since been released from the hospital, according to St. Elizabeth personnel.

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