Two die in separate shootings in the city

YOUNGSTOWN — Two men died in two separate shootings about two hours apart Wednesday night and this morning.

At 11:35 p.m., police found Sterling Floyd, 40, lying on a hallway floor at of a house in the 1700 block of Cromwell Street on the city’s East Side, not breathing or moving, with a large amount of blood covering his upper body, and a pistol on the hallway floor near Floyd’s body. Police reports did not give a home address for Floyd.

At 1:32 a.m., police found the body of Terrance Crum, 38, of East Lucius Avenue, lying face down on the front porch at 550 E. Boston Ave. on the city’s South Side, with several gunshot wounds to his body and head. Police found several rifle shell casings by the steps to the house.

During the shooting, the houses at 550, 554 and 558 E. Boston were struck by bullets, police said.

Police reports did not state a motive for either shooting and there were no reports of any arrests.


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