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Three people shot in New Castle

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NEW CASTLE, Pa. - Authorities in New Castle are investigating a shooting that sent three people to the hospital.

It happened just before 3:00 a.m. at 315 East Hillcrest Avenue.

A bullet grazed the head of 23-year-old Shawntelle Johnson. Her husband Montral Johnson was shot in the ankle and arm,

Michael Foster was wounded in the neck, and is in critical but stable condition at St. Elizabeth's Health Center.

Johnson's two children weren't hurt. They were in the house at the time but remained in their room while the attack was unfolding downstairs.

Shawntelle and Montral Johnson are both expected to be released from St. Elizabeth's Hospital.

New Castle police have not said if they have a motive for the shooting, or exactly who fired the shots.

Neighbors ten 21 News that they believe the crime may have been a robbery attempt because teenagers inside the house say they could hear arguing downstairs.

Police say that a pit bull became aggressive during the incident and they shot it to gain entry into the house.

Stay connected with 21 News and WFMJ.com for more on this developing story. 

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