Fri. 7:16 a.m.: Man shot to death early today on South Side

YOUNGSTOWN — A man in his 20s died in St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital early today after being shot around 12:49 a.m. on La Belle Avenue on the South Side.

A 911 caller reported a fight. Responding officers found a man who had been shot in a vacant lot near 54 LaBelle. He was taken to the hospital.

The identity of the victim will be released later, according to police detectives.

The Youngstown Police Department is asking anyone with information to call the Youngstown Police Department at 330-742-8950 or the detective division at 330-742-8911.

About three hours later, at 4 a.m. today, a man was taken to the hospital after being rescued from from the roof of a house fire in the 700 block of Delaware Avenue on the North Side.

Another adult and an infant escaped without injuries.


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