Man shot on Youngstown’s East Side


Man shot on Youngstown’s East Side

YOUNGSTOWN — A 25-year-old man is recovering from two gunshot wounds he sustained while in the living room of a Rutledge Drive woman’s house.

The 24-year-old Rutledge Drive woman told police an ex-boyfriend, who is unsuccessfully trying to rekindle their relationship, fired three shots from her front yard in to the living room of her East Side home about 6:20 p.m. Monday.

Beside her and Justin Johnson of Youngstown, the woman’s two-year-old daughter was also in the living room when the former boyfriend opened fire.

Johnson was shot on the left side of his torso and his right leg, according to a police report.

For the complete story, read Wednesday’s Vindicator and Vindy.com

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