Wed 2:05 pm: Teen shot in hand

YOUNGSTOWN – Police say a 14-year-old was wounded in the hand and thumb following a shooting about 9 p.m. Tuesday in front of 540 E. Boston Ave.

Reports state Arthur Tarver, the teen was in a car with his mother when someone fired several shots and he was hit. He was driven to a relative’s home at 540 E. Florida Ave., where police were called.

Tarver’s mother told police her son had been fighting with another teen earlier and she went to look for him and found him on East Boston Avenue. Gunfire broke out when he got in her car, reports state.

A window on her car was shattered, reports state. Police found the car at a South Avenue store, where Tarver’s mother had parked while looking for the teen who had been fighting with her son, reports state.