No charges yet in shooting that left 1 dead on S. Side today

Staff report


Youngstown police have not announced any charges against the woman who fought over a gun with a man who was killed during the struggle at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday in a home in the 2700 block of Hudson Avenue.

According to the police report, a female called police and said she was assaulted by a male acquaintance.

She said that during a struggle a firearm discharged and she was able to flee the house, where she met police.

Police found the victim upstairs dead from a gunshot wound. Neither the woman involved nor the victim has been identified.

City detectives and the Mahoning County Coroner’s Office are investigating the incident.

If the death is ruled a homicide it would be the fourth of the year in Youngstown.

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