An investigation is ongoing this evening as police are searching for a suspect connected to the alleged murder of a 22-year-old mother in Wellsville.

They say a suspect shot a woman inside her home around 8:30 yesterday morning along Main Street. Chief Ed Wilson with the Wellsville Police Department is leading the investigation.

Police believe the unidentified female knew her assailant. That person’s identity has not been released, but police are confident they know who it is.

Three children between the ages of 3 and 5 were inside the home at the time. Two of them belonged to the deceased woman. None of the children were harmed or witnessed the shooting.