Judson Avenue man arrested in shootings of mom, son


Police have arrested a 22-year-old East Judson Avenue man in the Nov. 23 shootings of a of a woman and her son in their Oakwood Avenue apartment on the West Side.

Sherrick C. Jackson was brought to the Mahoning County jail Friday afternoon from the Cuyahoga County jail.

He is charged with two counts of attempted murder.

An arrest warrant was issued for Jackson shortly after the shootings, which left Michelle E. Holmes, 50, and her son, Robert Shaffer, 29, both of Oakwood Avenue, with multiple gunshot wounds. They were in the intensive care unit at St. Elizabeth Health Center last weekend.

Shaffer was shot in the abdomen, both legs and possibly the foot, police said. Holmes was hit in the abdomen and shoulder.

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