One Shot, Two Injured in Attempted Robbery

Newton Falls store robbed.
Newton Falls store robbed.

One person was shot and two people injured in a robbery attempt overnight in East Liverpool.

Police said a 49-year-old man was shot and a 21-year-old man was pistol whipped.

The two told police 23-year-old Robert Ross came into the East 8th Street apartment and demanded money just after midnight Saturday. The men  said they fought with Ross, injuring his head.

Officers found a baseball bat, a gun and marijuana in the apartment.

Ross is charged with aggravated robbery with additional charges pending .

The 49-year old man along with Ross were taken to East Liverpool City Hospital and later transported to a Pittsburgh Hospital.

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