Man dies in shooting on South Avenue


YOUNGSTOWN — Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in the 3200 block of South Avenue.

Police said the victim was found behind some businesses around 8 p.m. Sunday and was taken to St. Elizabeth Health Ceenter where he later died.

His name wasn’t released pending notifiocant of next of kin.

Police said they did not yet know if it was a random shooting or the result of some disagreement.

It was the 16th homicde of the year in Youngstown, compared to 14 at this time last year.

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