STRUTHERS, Ohio (WKBN) – Struthers Police Chief Tim Roddy identified the victims involved in a deadly shooting from overnight.
The shooting killed a 4-year-old boy and hurt four others — two men and two women. The men have serious injuries and the women, including the boy’s mother, are in stable condition.
Roddy identified the 4-year-old victim as Rowan Sweeney during a press conference Monday afternoon.
During the press conference, David Sweeney, the victim’s father, said Rowan was the sweetest boy and that they love and miss him. He pleaded for the suspect to turn himself in.
The adult victims have been identified as 20-year-old Andre Stephon McCoy, of Youngstown, 30-year-old Yarnell Green Jr., of Youngstown, 20-year-old Cassandra Marsicola, of Campbell and 22-year-old Alexis Schneider, of Struthers.
Roddy said the adult victims are still in the hospital. There are no updates on their conditions at this time.
The suspect ran away after the shooting and police are still looking for him. He is described as a younger, thin, light-skinned black man who was wearing a black jacket at the time. Police said they have a few leads.
Anyone with information on Monday’s shooting should call Crimestoppers Youngstown at 330-746-CLUE or Struthers police at 330-755-9849.
Another press conference was held at 11:15 a.m., which can be seen in the video above.