ShareThis Page
3 wounded in overnight shooting in New Castle |

3 wounded in overnight shooting in New Castle

| Friday, October 18, 2013 9:51 a.m

Three people were injured in a shooting in New Castle early Friday, police said.

New Castle police responded to a report of three people shot at 3 a.m. at a home on East Hillcrest Avenue, according to a department news release.

Officers found Shawntelle Johnson with a grazing wound to her head, and her husband Montral Johnson had two wounds in his arm and one in his ankle, police said. A third man, identified as Michael Foster, had at least one gunshot wound in his neck, police said. Police did not explain the relationship between Foster and the Johnsons.

Paramedics took the three to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Youngstown, where the Johnsons are expected to be released after treatment. Foster is in critical, but stable condition, police said.

It’s unclear what led to the shooting, police said.

Categories: News
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.