Boy, 4, shot dead in mom’s arms and four others hurt as gunman storms home’ and opens fire

Boy, 4, shot dead in mom’s arms and four others hurt as gunman storms home’ and opens fire

Police in Ohio is finding out a person who walked into a family's home and opened fire early this morning, killing a four-year-old boy and wounding four adults.

The mass shooting happened at around 2 am on Monday inside a two-story range in the 100 block of Perry Street in Struthers on the Ohio-Pennsylvania border.

Struthers captain Tim Roddy said during a press briefing this afternoon that the gunman made his way inside the house and commenced yelling at the people inside.

Rowan Sweeny, 4, was shot dead and his mother, Alexis Schneider, 22, was wounded in a mass shooting in Ohio this morning.

The boy died in his mother's arms after a gunman entered an Ohio home and opened fire, injuring four adults.

On Monday, a gunman shot and killed a 4-year-old boy while injuring two men and two women near the Ohio and Pennsylvania border, police say.

The boy's mother was among the injured adults.

WFMJ reports the gunman entered the front room of the house yelling and firing gunshots.

Neighbors reportedly heard five to eight shots.

David Sweeney, Rowan's father, broke down in tears while talking about his son's slaying.

Police haven't released the identities of any of the victims involved but say they're beat their 20s.

According to Crime Online, the suspect ran from the house after the shooting and doesn't appear to possess been apprehended or placed in custody.

Police say the suspect may be a younger light-skinned black male, with a skinny build and was wearing a black jacket, WFMJ reported.

In a briefing, Struthers captain Tim Roddy revealed the 2 women are friends and therefore the men are their boyfriends.

Roddy said the ladies sustained leg injuries and are in stable condition at Mercy Hospital.

One of the lads was shot within the back and therefore the other was shot twice within the head and is in critical condition.

Police also say victims told authorities that they didn't know the suspect and a motive remains unknown.

The investigation is ongoing as police are asking neighbors for home surveillance footage.