WARREN, Ohio-- Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and another person to the hospital Sunday morning. The shooting happened near Elm Street NE and Elm Court.
It happened in an alleyway next to Cuddles Hugs and Kisses Daycare. Det. Sgt. Jeff Cole said the owner of the daycare has been notified. "She has concerns... fortunately, it's a Sunday," said Sgt. Cole.
Police say two victims were taken to the hospital after being shot near the parking lot of a day care center in downtown Warren.
Metro Health Medical Center confirmed that one of the victims, 32-year-old Marco Dukes was transported to Metro where he died of his injuries.
The other man shot was Larry Smith. A good samaritan named Jackie was on her way to church and stopped to help Smith. She says he was shot in the chest.
According to police, there's a possibility there may be other victims who left the scene on their own.
Two people were taken into custody for questioning in relation to the incident.
Investigators continue to canvass the scene and continue to gather information at this time.
The day care center was closed at the time of the shooting.