Damion Lake, Jashai Benson, Death – The Mahoning County Coroner’s Office has identified the two people killed Thursday on East Auburndale Avenue. The man was 22-year-old Damion Lake and the woman, Jashai Benson, 30.
Autopsies were conducted at the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office. The incident remains under investigation by the Youngstown Police Department and the coroner’s office.
Lake and Benson were killed and a man, 26, was injured in shootings just before 9 p.m. Thursday at a home in the 200 block of East Auburndale Avenue on the South Side.
Two of the victims were found outside of the home and the third one inside. Ambulance personnel arrived and began life-saving measures on all three, but two were pronounced dead at the scene.
The 26-year-old man was transported to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, where he was being treated. No arrests have been made.