Police investigating double shooting in Youngstown

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Lt. Brian Welsh, of the Detective Bureau, said both victims were in an SUV that was damaged by gunfire

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) — Youngstown police responded to the scene of a double shooting Thursday afternoon on N. Hazelwood Avenue on the west side.

It happened just after 1:30 p.m.

Lt. Brian Welsh, of the Detective Bureau, said both victims were in an SUV that was damaged by gunfire.

One of the men was treated in the street by the driver’s side door, while the other man ran onto the porch of a home.

Both victims were taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center by ambulance.

Police said one of the victims is in critical condition and the other is in stable condition.

Officers found 10 shell casings in the street and searched the home where the victim on the porch was treated.

Several people in the home came on the porch when police went in, including a toddler and an infant, who was swaddled in a woman’s arms.

Some of the patrol officers and detectives on the scene were also at a suspected murder-suicide on S. Schenley Avenue late Thursday morning.

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