North Side shooting death investigated as homicide


Police are investigating the shooting death of a woman, 62, at her home at about 1:30 p.m. today in the 2000 block of Goleta Avenue as a homicide.

Detectives are questioning people in the North Side neighborhood who might have knowledge of the shooting.

No arrests had been made as of 5 p.m.

Police have not released the identity of the victim.

If the death is ruled a homicide, it would be the city’s fifth of 2018, according to Vindicator files.

At this time in 2017, Youngstown had recorded seven homicides.

The city had a total of 26 homicides in all of 2017.

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