Elderly Northeast Ohio woman shot and killed while planning son’s funeral

Elderly Northeast Ohio woman shot and killed while planning son’s funeral
Elderly Northeast Ohio woman shot and killed while planning son’s funeral (Source: wwbt/nbc12)

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — An elderly woman who had gathered with relatives to plan her son’s funeral was killed when someone fired several shots into a residence in Northeast Ohio.

Authorities say 89-year-old Ruth Lewis was sitting in her wheelchair when the shots rang out Sunday night at the home in Warren.

She was struck at least once in the back and was pronounced dead a short time later.

It’s not yet known how many shooters may have been involved, what spurred the shooting or if anyone in the home at the time was the target.

Lewis, who lived in Warren, was apparently hit by a shot that came in through a window.

No other injuries were reported.

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