UPDATE: Two Suspects Sought After One Person Injured in Tuesday Night Shooting in Steubenville

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April 29 2021 08:00 pm

Steubenville Police were on the scene of a shooting at the JFK Building on North 6th Street where one person was injured on Tuesday evening.

A witness to the incident said they heard three shots fired. The entire north end of the units at the JFK Complex were blocked off as police investigated. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department was also on the scene, along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Police say they are looking for Jevante Childs and Jerek Wesley as suspects in the case. Wesley is the same man who led police on a chase throughout the city on Sunday night.

The victim, a 23-year-old man, was found at 810 N. 6th Street. He was shot at least two times in the upper leg and buttocks. The investigation is ongoing.

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