Bond set at $45K for man accused of shooting

YOUNGSTOWN — Bond was set at $45,000 for Damon L. Jefferson, 27, when he was arraigned Wednesday in Youngstown Municipal Court in the early Monday shooting of his girlfriend in a home in the 2900 block of Rush Boulevard on the South Side.

Jefferson is charged with felonious assault and being a felon in possession of a firearm. If convicted, he could get a prison sentence of about 10 years.

The woman, 23, was in critical condition at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital after the 2:15 a.m. shooting. The woman was found outside of the home.


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