Police: Man shot in stomach on Youngstown’s west side

The shooting occurred just before 10 p.m. on Manhattan Avenue

A man is shot in the stomach on Manhattan Avenue in Youngstown.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown Police were at the scene of a shooting on the city’s west side Friday night.

Bernard Barnes, charged with felonious assault as police look to increase the charge to murder
Bernard Barnes

They say a man was shot in the stomach just before 10 p.m. Friday on Manhattan Avenue.

The victim, Kenneth Evans, died from a gunshot wound early Saturday morning at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was 57.

Police said detectives are going to seek a murder charge against Bernard Barnes on Monday.

Barnes was arrested around 11:45 p.m. Friday after police were able to track his cell phone to a location near W. Laclede Avenue.

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