Two adults are dead and another in critical condition after a shooting in the 200 block of East Auburndale Avenue near the intersection with Erie St.

Youngstown police have confirmed that a 30-year-old female and a 22-year-old male were killed in a shooting around 8:54 p.m. Thursday.

Investigators are ruling this incident a double homicide and YPD Lieutenant, Mohammed Awad tells 21 news this was "not a random act of violence."

Police found two victims outside of the home and one person inside. EMTs began life-saving measures on all three people, but the two victims died at the scene.

The final victim, a 26-year-old male, was taken to the hospital in critical condition. 

YPD detectives, the Crime Scene Unit and the Mahoning County Coroner's Office were all on scene investigating.

 

 

This marks Youngstown's 12th and 13th homicides this year with eight of those occurring after July 1.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.