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Youngstown police investigating suspected murder-suicide

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Police are investigating a shooting as a murder-suicide after a man and a woman were found dead early Thursday morning.

Police found the two at a home in the 1600 block of Everett Avenue around 1:45 a.m. The 19-year-old man and 20-year-old woman both had gunshot wounds.

Youngstown police confirmed that a family member discovered the bodies and called police. According to a 911 call, that caller told dispatchers that the man shot his girlfriend who was pregnant and himself.

Boardman Dispatch: “Caller’s on the line saying the son shot himself and his girlfriend.”

The victim’s identities haven’t been released yet.

We went to the scene around 11 a.m. to try and talk to neighbors. One person spoke to us off camera and said they heard nothing — no gunshots or anything — and called the incident tragic.

We also went to the Youngstown Police Department but no one there would release any new details about the case.

Police are asking for information from the community. Those with information should call Crime Stoppers at 330-746-CLUE or 330-742-8YPD. Tips may be left anonymously.

This is the 28th homicide of the year, matching the number for last year.

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