2 shot during ‘disturbance’ at Liberty Tavern, Painesville police investigating

2 shot during ‘disturbance’ at Liberty Tavern, Painesville police investigating

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (WOIO) - Painesville police were called to the scene of a “disturbance” at the Liberty Tavern around 12:25 a.m. Friday.

The incident, which involved 15-20 people, reportedly escalated to gunfire while dispatched officers were en route to the scene.

Police arrived to find an adult male suffering a gunshot wound to the lower leg. The man was transported to Tri-Point Hospital in Concord, where he was treated and released.

During the course of the on-site investigation, officers were advised a 16-year-old male had arrived at Tri-Point Hospital with a gunshot wound to the lower leg and foot. The juvenile was admitted with non-life threatening injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Painesville Police Department at 440-392-5840.

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