Sharon police investigate shooting

SHARON, Pa. (WKBN) – Sharon Police are investigating a shooting that happened Tuesday night.

Police were called about 9:30 p.m. to a home on State Line Road, which separates Sharon in Mercer County and Brookfield in Trumbull County, where they found a man shot in the chest.

Officers identified the victim as 26-year-old Stephen Hougelman. Hougelman was taken to Sharon Regional Hospital and then flown by medical helicopter to Saint Elizabeth Health Center.

Sharon Police Chief Michael Menster said they are still interviewing witnesses.

There were two women in the house when police arrived. Two children, ages 11 and 4, were also in the home. No one else was hurt.

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