Jamail Johnson Shot Dead, 11 Other Injured at Off-Campus Fraternity House Shooting Youngstown State University

Authorities in northeast Ohio say a shooting at a fraternity house just north of the Youngstown State University campus killed one student and injured 11 people, including six students.

Youngstown (Ohio) Police responded at 3:39 a.m. Sunday to a report of shots fired at a party at the Omega Psi Phi fraternity, 55 Indiana Avenue, Youngstown.


A Youngstown State University senior, Jamail Johnson, 25, was killed and 11 others, including six students, were wounded in an off-campus shooting early Sunday. Jamail Johnson of nearby Girard, Ohio. Johnson was shot once in the back of the head and several times in the lower body.

Among the injured, all but three of the wounded were treated and released.
The other victims hospitalized with injuries that are not life-threatening.

The shooting happened at an off-campus house where members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity were holding a party, Hughes said.

About 50 people were at the off-campus housing shots were fired “indiscriminately” from outside the house. Police believe the shooting occurred after an altercation.

Police found multiple shell casings from two semi-automatic handguns, one a .40-caliber and the other a .45-caliber, Hughes said.

Police expect to have arrest warrants for two suspects issued by the end of the day.

Youngstown State University, about 50 miles southeast of Cleveland, Ohio and founded in 1908, is an urban research university located in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. YSU is primarily a commuter school, with most students living at home or in residence off campus, but approximately 1,000 students live in residence halls on campus.


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