Two teenagers injured after explosion in Craig Beach

CRAIG BEACH — Two teens were seriously injured after an explosive went off Wednesday evening at a home on Glenwood Avenue in Craig Beach.

Safety crews and investigators called to the scene around 6:30 p.m. told Tribune Chronicle news partner WKBN 27 one male teen lost his hand and the other male teen’s stomach was hit by shrapnel. One male lived at the home and the other was a friend.

Both teens were taken to the hospital. Crews did not know if what exploded was a pipe bomb or something else.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Youngstown Bomb Squad went to the home and cleared the scene at 9 p.m. There were no other explosives found and no damage to the house was reported.


Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)