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Ohio authorities are searching for a gunman who broke into a Struthers home early Monday morning, opened fire, killed 4-year-old Rowan Sweeney, and injured his mother and three other people.
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Four-year-old Rowan Sweeney was shot at his Ohio home after a black man broke into his home. The boy died in his mother’s arms, the black man also shot the mother. # StopWhiteGenoside https://t.co/mwxJyX4CEm
– Saika Tuomi (@SaikaTuomi) September 22, 2020
Rowan Sweeney died in his mother’s arms
Rowan Sweeney died in his mother’s arms shortly after the shooting that occurred around 2 a.m., local reports said.
The gunman, known as the “light-skinned young black man,” fled on foot after the shooting.
WKBN reports that two men and two women were shot and injured during the incident, so police have yet to reveal a possible motive.
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, one of the men was shot twice in the head, while the other was shot in the back.
The two women, including Rowan’s mother, Alexis Schneider, 22, were shot in the “lower extremities,” the newspaper reports. The four adult victims were friends and are being treated at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
The two men are listed in critical condition.
WFMJ reports that police said the gunman entered the home through an open door.
Shortly after entering the home, she allegedly began screaming and shooting, the station reports.
The victims said they did not know the shooter.
Rowan’s father, David Sweeney, has spoken to reporters about his son’s murder.
“Rowan was the cutest kid … Rowan was the best,” said the grieving father. “He didn’t deserve any of this. Friend, I am very sorry for you. I love u