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Jury selection underway for murder on Youngstown's West Side

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Barraya Hickson and Dashonti Baker Barraya Hickson and Dashonti Baker
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Jury selection got underway Monday for two people accused of shooting a woman and leaving her body in an SUV parked along a street on Youngstown's West Side.

Dashonti Baker and Barraya Hickson are charged with aggravated murder and murder. Hickson is also charged with obstructing justice, and Baker faces a weapons violation in connection with the shooting death of Rae'venne Faircloth-Thomas.

The two suspects were arrested after the body of the 24-year-old woman was found inside an SUV on Oneta Avenue on June 23, 2017.

The coroner said that the victim had been shot several times.

Jury selection got underway in the case after Hickson rejected a plea deal offered by the prosecution.

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