3 shot, one dead, on South Avenue


YOUNGSTOWN — One victim died in a triple shooting Friday night near two South Avenue convenience stores.

One woman and two men were shot in a pickup truck heading south around 9 p.m. at South and Dewey avenues, police said.

One victim was wounded in the head and was initially in critical condition, according to police.

The other two were shot in the arm and the back, police said.

Blood could be seen on the road. All three victims were taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center, where police said one died just before 11 p.m., although they did not identify the person.

Police were still on the scene and at the hospital after 11 p.m. and were providing no additional information.

The killing is the eighth in the city this year. There were three homicides in the city by this date last year.

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