Youngstown police investigating after teenagers wounded by gunfire

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The chief of detectives, Captain Rod Foley, said the teens weren’t very cooperative, but investigators believe they were shot outside the home

by: Joe Gorman

Posted: Feb 2, 2021 / 9:26 AM EST
Updated: February 2, 2021 / 10:06 am EST

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police are investigating after two teenagers were wounded on the north side of Youngstown Monday night.

Police found the teenagers after they were called to a house on the 700 block of Harlem Avenue around 8 p.m.

The chief of detectives, Captain Rod Foley, said the teens weren’t very cooperative, but investigators believe they were shot outside the home.

The shootings are the first in town since a man was wounded on January 3 in the 2000 block of Humboldt Avenue.

So far, six people have been shot dead in the city in 2021, two of them fatal.