Federal agent wounded on Youngstown's South Side


YOUNGSTOWN — A U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent was shot in leg on the city’s South Side this afternoon. The agent was a five-year veteran and was working uncover when he was shot. His name was unavailable.

He was taken to an area hospital, but it’s not certain which one.

Police are looking for a suspect named William Amos, 22, also known as Demetrius Lee, who lists a Market Street address.

Police said the shooting took place on East Judson Avenue, 50 yards east of Elbertus Avenue. Authorities have the area blockaded as they process the crime scene.

Agenices on the scene included FBI, U.S. Marshals Task Force, ATF, Boardman and Youngstown police departments and the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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