18-year-old girl murdered in Mahaning Heights

Police are investigating a Mahaning Heights shooting that took like the life of a 18-year-old girl, and hospitalized another.

According to a police spokesperson, Monday evening around 8:40 p.m. police responded to the 4300 block of Benning Rd., NE for a shooting and found Ayana McAllister suffering from a gunshot wound.

McAllister was brought to a nearby hospital in critical condition. A second victim was brought to a nearby hospital suffering from non-life threatening gunshot wounds as well.

McAllister succumbed to her injuries Tuesday and was pronounced dead.

According to news reports, McAllister was a college freshman in town on her spring break. 

Police have not released any suspect information at this time.


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