Victim identified in fatal shooting on Youngstown's north side Thursday
The victim of a fatal shooting on Youngstown's north side Thursday night has been identified.
The Mahoning County Coroner's Office confirmed that 21-year-old Jacob Moore was shot on New York Avenue near Logan Avenue and was pronounced dead at Saint Elizabeth's Hospital.
Police were dispatched to New York Avenue in Youngstown shortly after 6:00 p.m.
Police sources tell 21 News that the shooting stemmed from an "extended argument in the street" near the intersection of Logan and New York Avenue. Eventually, the suspect pulled out a gun and shot Moore.
While in route, police were advised that Moore was already being driven to the hospital and that the suspect has fled the scene. Police were also dispatched to Mercy Health hospital, where they secured the vehicle used to transport the Moore.
Police later informed 21 News that Moore had died while in the hospital.
The incident remains under investigation. Police say they do have a suspect at this time and a warrant will be issued for his arrest.
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