UPDATE: Youngstown Mayor to hold news conference on fatal shooting
UPDATE: Youngstown Mayor Tito Brown will hold a news conference on the fatal shooting at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27. 21 News will stream the event on the 21 WFMJ Facebook page.
Youngstown Police continued to investigate reports of gun violence on the city's South and East Sides following two shootings on Tuesday.
Police tell 21 News that they received reports of several homes being shot up on Jackson Street and Auburndale Avenue early Wednesday. No one was injured, but property was damaged according to police.
One person died and two people, including a toddler, were injured during Tuesday afternoon's shooting on Youngstown's south side.
The victim has been identified by police as 24-year-old Rawsheem Aponte. Aponte was the driver of the vehicle.
Officers responded to the shooting around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 3000 block of Mohawk Avenue. Upon arrival, officers noticed a grey Chevrolet Camaro with all three victims inside.
Police said there were more than 50 shots fired of different calibers indicating that multiple rifles were used. Police say the victim was chased down the street while being shot at.
Lieutenant Mohammad Awad told 21 News that the shooting did not appear to be random and that he believes the victim to have been a target of the suspect.
Awad says multiple detectives are working on this case.
Police say the two surviving victims are in stable condition, with a 23-year-old female victim being shot in the leg and the three-year-old also being grazed in the leg by a bullet.
There is no word yet on if the this shooting and the one that happened around 1 a.m. at the Shell Gas Station on Market Street Tuesday morning are connected.