WAREN, Ohio (AP) — An elderly woman who had gathered with relatives to plan her son’s funeral was killed when someone fired several shots into a residence in northeastern Ohio, authorities said.
Ruth Lewis, 89, was sitting in her wheelchair when the shots rang out Sunday at the home in Warren. She was struck at least once in the back and was pronounced dead a short time later.READ MORE: North Fayette Township Rallies Together To Support 4-Year-Old Zoey Bair's Battle With Anaplastic Ependymoma
It’s not yet known how many shooters may have been involved, what spurred the shooting or if anyone in the home at the time was the target. Lewis, who lived in Warren, was apparently hit by a shot that came in through a window.READ MORE: FEMA Program To Reimburse Families' Funeral Expenses For COVID-19 Related Deaths
No other injuries were reported in the shooting.
Witnesses reported hearing roughly five to 10 shots, and one person saw two vehicles being driving erratically not far from the home.MORE NEWS: Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-376 Westbound Shuts Down All Lanes
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