Police: 3-month-old baby, 2 adults killed in car shooting

by Associated Press on November 8, 2018 at 12:18 pm

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a car was struck by gunfire and a baby and two adults inside the vehicle were killed.

Youngstown police say a man, a woman and the baby were in the car hit by bullets around 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Mahoning County Coroner’s Office on Thursday identified the shooting victims as 21-year-old Edward Morris, 19-year-old Valarcia Blair and 3-month-old Tariq Morris.

Police say Edward Morris died at the scene and Blair and the baby died at a hospital. Authorities didn’t release any information on the relationships of the three to each other.

Investigators say they recovered multiple shell casings from an assault weapon and a handgun from the area.

Authorities said they had no immediate suspects or motive. They didn’t provide any additional details on the shooting.